Town Sergeant Harry Valentine Smeeman

Town Sergeant Harry Valentine Smeeman

Ashland Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Saturday, June 29, 1929

Harry Valentine Smeeman

Town Sergeant Harry Smeeman was shot and killed while on duty. The initial investigation produced no suspects and the town hired a private investigator to continue the investigation. Two indictments were handed down and one of the suspects was acquitted of the murder. The other suspect was never found.

Town Sergeant Smeeman was the elected Town Sergeant and had served with the Ashland Police Department for seven years. He was survived by his wife and two daughters.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

July 4, 2015

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