Constable Henry Prince

Constable Henry Prince

Clarke County Sheriff's Department, Mississippi

End of Watch Wednesday, January 18, 1961

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Henry Prince

Constable Henry Prince was shot and killed in Enterprise by a man he was questioning about a stolen handsaw. An anonymous tip led to the suspect's arrest a week later near Meridian.

The suspect, 50, was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life in prison March 8, 1961.

Constable Prince had served with the agency for five years.


  • Age 58
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Constable Prince your sacrifice will never be forgotten! Thank you for your dedicated service to Clarke County and the citizens you were sworn to protect! Continue to rest in peace my fellow law enforcement brother!
"Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one's life for his friends." John 15:13

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of GOD." Matthew 5:9

Corporal Tony Dunn
Mississippi Highway Patrol, Troop D

January 18, 2016

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