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Deputy Sheriff J. C. Crain | Miller County Sheriff's Office, Arkansas Miller County Sheriff's Office, Arkansas

Deputy Sheriff

J. C. Crain

Miller County Sheriff's Office, Arkansas

End of Watch: Friday, October 21, 1932

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 10/19/1932

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Paroled In 1937

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Deputy Crain and Deputy Melvin Brackman were shot and killed in an ambush while attempting to arrest a bootlegger. The ambush occurred at the intersection of two rural county roads in southern Miller County. Deputy Crain succumbed to his wounds two days after the shooting. The suspect was later apprehended.

The suspect was convicted of one count of first degree murder and sentenced to life. He was paroled July 5, 1937.

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Deputy Sheriff Melvin Brackman
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End of Watch: Wednesday, October 19, 1932
Cause: Gunfire

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Persons in uniform and public service always do great jobs and sometimes end up in tragic ends leaving behind loving kids and family who must be looked after by employers, people and federal govt.

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