Detective Sergeant John W. Cabiness

Detective Sergeant John W. Cabiness

Little Rock Police Department, Arkansas

End of Watch Saturday, August 12, 1922

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John W. Cabiness

Detective Sergeant Cabiness was accidentally shot and killed by Special Deputy Marshal Will Cross, of the United States Marshals Service, who mistook the officers for railroad strikers who were out to get him. Deputy Cross was killed in return gunfire by Sergenat Cabiness's partner.
Sergeant Cabiness had been with the agency for five years.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)

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Det. Sgt. Cabiness,
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 Little Rock.


United States Border Patrol

August 12, 2022

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