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Deputy Sheriff Earl Confer | Greene County Sheriff's Office, Ohio Greene County Sheriff's Office, Ohio

Deputy Sheriff

Earl Confer

Greene County Sheriff's Office, Ohio

End of Watch: Tuesday, January 29, 1946

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 53

Tour: 6 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Sentenced to life

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Deputy Earl Confer was shot and killed and another deputy was wounded in a gunfight with two 21-year-old men while making a traffic stop. One of the suspects was shot and seriously wounded.

Both suspects were convicted of Deputy Confer's murder and sentenced to life in prison on April 25th, 1946.

Deputy Confer had served with the Greene County Sheriff's Office for six years he was survived by his wife and two sons. He is buried at Spring Valley Cemetery, Greene County, Ohio.

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i read a book called a bird in your hand about this deputy. it is a great book! i recomend it for any law enforcement officers ect. i am a officer with the same dept. as deputy confer in greene co. xenia ohio. r.i.p peace brother on this 68th anniversary

Officer D.Schrand GCSO #68
Greene Co. Sheriffs Office
January 29, 2014

 

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