Special Agent James C. Corbin

Special Agent James C. Corbin

Louisville and Nashville Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Friday, June 7, 1918

James C. Corbin

Special Agent James Corbin was shot and killed in the Louisville and Nashville Railroad yards in the north part of Montgomery, Alabama.

He observed a man getting off of a train and confronted him. The man began to walk away but then turned and fired several shots, striking Agent Corbin. Despite being wounded he returned fire.

Agent Corbin was transported to St. Margaret's Hospital where he succumbed to his wounds several hours later.

A suspect was arrested several days later.

Agent Corbin was survived by his wife.


  • Age 40
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Alabama
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Arrested

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Rest in Peace Special Agent James C. Corbin. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting America's steel roadways.

I Pray for Peace for your Family and ancestors. I also Pray that while your murderer may have escaped justice on this earth that his carcass is now being consumed by the hounds of hell. May his screams of pain and agony as he burns in the lake of fire echo around his earthly grave!


Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX

June 7, 2016

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