Detective Samuel S. Drummy

Detective Samuel S. Drummy

Omaha Police Department, Nebraska

End of Watch Saturday, February 15, 1908

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Samuel S. Drummy

Detective Drummy was shot and killed at 1805 hours while attempting to question a man about the robbery and shooting of another Omaha police officer. As Detective Drummy and another detective approached the suspect the man produced a revolver and shot him in the head. The other detective returned fire and killed the suspect.
Detective Drummy was survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age 51
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

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Det. Drummy,
On today, the 109th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Omaha. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

February 15, 2017

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