Night Marshal Cyrus M. Spangler

Night Marshal Cyrus M. Spangler

Tempe Police Department, Arizona

End of Watch Tuesday, January 11, 1921

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Cyrus M. Spangler

Marshal Cyrus Spangler was shot and killed by two men when he responded to a robbery in progress at store at 6th Street and Mill Avenue.

An 11-year-old boy was also shot and killed and the proprietor was seriously wounded.

Three days later both suspects were shot and killed in a gunfight with immigration inspectors in Calabasas, Arizona.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Marshal Spangler,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Tempe.


United States Border Patrol

January 11, 2021

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