City Marshal James H. Gibson

City Marshal James H. Gibson

Dewey Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch Tuesday, May 4, 1915

James H. Gibson

Marshal Gibson was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a drunk man who had just shot a man and was holding others at bay with his gun. Marshal Gibson was shot in the chest when he approached the suspect to arrest him. Marshal Gibson was transported to a hospital in Bartlesville where he succumbed to his wounds one week later. The suspect committed suicide after being cornered in a barn by a sheriff's deputy.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Tuesday, April 27, 1915
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Committed suicide

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 98th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

May 10, 2013

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