Deputy Sheriff James Allen Arterbury

Deputy Sheriff James Allen Arterbury

St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

End of Watch Wednesday, July 4, 1973

James Allen Arterbury

Deputy James Arterbury was shot and killed after responding to a domestic dispute at a local bar. While inside the bar he was attacked by several patrons and shot in the back with his own weapon. He was taken to St. Charles Parish Hospital where he succumbed to his wounds.

The suspect was arrested, convicted of murder, and sentenced to death.

Deputy Arterbury had been with the agency for three years.


  • Age 24
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to death

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Yes...true heros are always remembered. Rest in peace my brother. And thank you for your service.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
N.Y.P.D. (retired)

July 4, 2017

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