Officer Robert J. Rusk

Officer Robert J. Rusk

Spokane Police Department, Washington

End of Watch Thursday, April 22, 1886

Robert J. Rusk

Officer Rusk was shot and killed by two Indians who were seeking revenge against him. He had recently prevented a jail break by the two men. Officer Rusk had gone prospecting and was attacked by the two at his campsite. The two suspects were apprehended by a posse, convicted of his murder, and sent to prison.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

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Coffee City Police , Texas

March 24, 2018

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