Chief of Police James N. Littlepage

Chief of Police James N. Littlepage

Austin Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, October 9, 1928

James N. Littlepage

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.


  • Age 67
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Committed 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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