Deputy Sheriff Amos Forbes

Deputy Sheriff Amos Forbes

Roscommon County Sheriff's Office, Michigan

End of Watch Saturday, December 24, 1881

Amos Forbes

Deputy Sheriff Amos Forbes was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man for assaulting his wife.

The man who shot him was arrested and charged with murder. His first trial ended in a mistrial with a deadlocked jury in 1882.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available


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