Undersheriff Emmet Butts

Undersheriff Emmet Butts

Marinette County Sheriff's Office, Wisconsin

End of Watch Monday, May 21, 1923

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Emmet Butts

Undersheriff Emmet Butts was shot and killed by a man, whom he attempted to serve a summons for a sanity hearing at his home.

As he approached the house, the subject fired multiple shots at him. The subject then barricade himself in the house and fired at anyone who approached the house. He was shot and killed by a posse.

Undersheriff Butts had served with the Marinette County Sheriff's Office for 10 years.


  • Age 60
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Revolver
  • Offender Shot and killed

civil, EDP

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Undersheriff Butts,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Marinette County.


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May 21, 2023

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