Deputy Sheriff Isaac Smith

Deputy Sheriff Isaac Smith

Westchester County Sheriff's Department, New York

End of Watch Thursday, May 17, 1792

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Isaac Smith

Deputy Sheriff Isaac Smith was shot and killed while attempting to serve a writ on a subject outside of a tavern at Delancey's Mill in the Bronx.

As Deputy Smith attempted to arrest him he was shot. The subject, who was a well-known British loyalist, fled to Canada but was eventually caught and hung on October 2nd, 1793.

Deputy Smith was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Executed in 1793

DIP, warrant service

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All these years later yet no passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

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

May 17, 2021

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