Deputy Robert Bruce Parsons

Deputy Robert Bruce Parsons

Denton County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Thursday, August 6, 1925

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Robert Bruce Parsons

Deputy Parsons was shot eleven times and killed. The suspects were later arrested and the shooter was sentenced to 99 years in prison. On August 10, 1935, he was pardoned by Governor Miriam A. Ferguson.

Deputy Parsons had been in law enforcement for 40 years.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 40 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Not available
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to 99 years

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Rest in peace always knowing that your memory, service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 6, 2020

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