Special Agent Charles Frederick Bryant

Special Agent Charles Frederick Bryant

Wabash Railway Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Wednesday, December 16, 1931

Charles Frederick Bryant

Special Agent Charles Bryant was shot and killed in the Wabash Railway rail yards in East St. Louis, Illinois, while chasing three men who were trespassing on a freight train.

One of the men and Agent Bryan were killed when they exchanged gunfire. The other two subjects fled and were never identified.

Special Agent Bryant was survived by his wife.


  • Age 32
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Illinois
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Agent Bryant,
Sir, it has taken almost 83 years but you are finally being honored. I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice as a Law Enforcement Officer.


United States Border Patrol

October 14, 2014

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