Sheriff Seldon B. Lard

Sheriff Seldon B. Lard

Riley County Sheriff's Office, Kansas

End of Watch Wednesday, October 20, 1897

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Seldon B. Lard

Sheriff Lard was shot and killed while he and a deputy attempted to serve a warrant for disturbing the peace and a prohibition violation to a man. When they encountered the man on a street the suspect opened fire, fatally wounding the Sheriff. The suspect was later apprehended by citizens.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Apprehended

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Rest in Peace, Sheriff Lard. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

February 4, 2014

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