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Deputy Sheriff Armstead Homer | United States Department of the Interior - Bureau of Indian Affairs - Division of Law Enforcement, U.S. Government United States Department of the Interior - Bureau of Indian Affairs - Division of Law Enforcement, U.S. Government

Deputy Sheriff

Armstead Homer

United States Department of the Interior - Bureau of Indian Affairs - Division of Law Enforcement, U.S. Government

End of Watch: Saturday, May 16, 1891

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Location: Oklahoma

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Arrested

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Deputy Sheriff Armstead Homer was shot and killed in Kiamichi County, Oklahoma, while searching for illegal whiskey at a man's home. After discovering the whiskey he informed the owner that he was going to destroy it.

The owner then drew his gun and shot and killed Deputy Homer and a man who was assisting Deputy Homer.

The man and his son were both arrested.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas
May 16, 2015

 

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