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Chief of Police James N. Littlepage | Austin Police Department, Texas Austin Police Department, Texas

Chief of Police

James N. Littlepage

Austin Police Department, Texas

End of Watch: Tuesday, October 9, 1928

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 67

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Shotgun

Offender: Committed suicide

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Chief Littlepage was shot and killed while trying to stop a man who had just murdered two women with a shotgun and was on a shooting spree in town. As Chief Littlepage cut off the suspect's escape he was shot twice in the abdomen. The suspect fled to a house where he killed another citizen before committing suicide.

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I heard stories of my Grandfather talking about a Uncle he had in Law Enforcement, I never knew your name or that you were a Police Officer in Austin, until I moved here. You were a true hero, and I hope I can do honor to the name we share.

James Littlepage Sr. Deputy Sheriff
Travis County Sheriffs Office
May 13, 2016

 

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