Sheriff Joseph Caldwell Talbott

Sheriff Joseph Caldwell Talbott

Lafayette County Sheriff's Department, Missouri

End of Watch Sunday, May 4, 1919

Joseph Caldwell Talbott

Sheriff Talbott, Deputy Sheriff John McDonald and Deputy Constable James Stapleton were shot and killed while transporting three auto theft suspects they had arrested to jail.


  • Age 40
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

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You are greatly loved, Joseph Talbott, by yours and Minnie's descendants, whose lives were changed forever by your death.

Cheryl Felix McClellan
Step granddaughter

July 19, 2017

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