Login | About Us | Contact Us | Search Connect With ODMP Facebook Twitter
ODMP Remembers...

Sheriff Ray Compton | Rush County Sheriff's Department, Indiana Rush County Sheriff's Department, Indiana

Sheriff

Ray Compton

Rush County Sheriff's Department, Indiana

End of Watch: Monday, October 3, 1932

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Committed suicide

· Leave a Reflection
· Add to My Heroes
· Update this memorial

Share this memorial:
Email to a Friend

Sheriff Ray Compton was shot and killed while attempting to serve warrants on a man for operating illegal liquor stills. The suspect escaped but later committed suicide after being involved in a shootout with Cincinnati, Ohio, officers. At the time of Sheriff Compton's murder, the suspect was an escapee from several murders committed in Iowa and Missouri.

Leave a Reflection · Update Memorial

View all 7 Reflections

Most Recent Reflection

NEVER FORGOTTEN
Cops Cycling for Survivors
www.copscycling4survivors.org

Monica Zahasky
Cops cycling for Survivors
October 3, 2017

 

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now:

(will show below Reflection)
(will show below Reflection)
(e-mail remains private)
Remember my rank, agency and email address
I have read and agree to the Reflections Terms of Use
(revised 5/31/2012)
 
All 2017 Deaths