Sheriff Joseph Caldwell Talbott

Sheriff Joseph Caldwell Talbott

Lafayette County Sheriff's Department, Missouri

End of Watch Sunday, May 4, 1919

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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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