Deputy U.S. Marshal Leonard Armes

Deputy U.S. Marshal Leonard Armes

United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch Friday, April 20, 1860

Add to My Heroes

Leonard Armes

Deputy Marshal Armes was shot and killed near Topeka, Kansas, while attempting to serve a writ on a man wanted for mail robbery and resisting a marshal. Deputy Marshal Armes and the man argued in the suspect's home. When Deputy Marshal Armes told the man to come with him he was shot in the neck. The suspect turned himself in and was later acquitted of the murder.


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

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Kansas
  • Weapon Handgun; Pistol
  • Offender Acquitted

Most Recent Reflection

View all 4 Reflections

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

April 20, 2013

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.