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State Constable J. B. Amaker | South Carolina State Constable, South Carolina South Carolina State Constable, South Carolina

State Constable

J. B. Amaker

South Carolina State Constable, South Carolina

End of Watch: Wednesday, July 6, 1927

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 35

Tour: 5 months

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Shotgun

Offender: Not available

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State Constable J.B. Amaker was shot and killed as he raided a still with other state constables and federal prohibition officers in Horry County, near the Marion County line.

Another constable returned fire and killed the subject who shot him.

Constable Amaker had served as a South Carolina State Constable for only five months and had previously served with the Columbia Police Department. He was survived by his wife and four children.

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Constable Amaker,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of South Carolina.


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July 6, 2017


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