Deputy Constable James C. Stapleton

Deputy Constable James C. Stapleton

Lafayette County Sheriff's Department, Missouri

End of Watch Friday, May 9, 1919

James C. Stapleton

Deputy Constable James Stapleton, Sheriff Joe Talbott and Deputy Sheriff John McDonald were were shot and killed while transporting a car their they arrest to jail.

Deputy Stapleton had served with the Lafayette County Sheriff's Department for one year. He was survived by his wife and four children.

Bio

  • Age 52
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Sunday, January 5, 1919
  • 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
Texas

May 9, 2015

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