Constable Joseph Schooley Artley, Sr.

Constable Joseph Schooley Artley, Sr.

Pennsylvania State Constable - Indiana County, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Thursday, February 14, 1918

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Joseph Schooley Artley, Sr.

Constable Joseph Artley was shot and killed while attempting to serve a warrant on a man for harassing his landlady on Main Street

As soon as Constable Artley read the warrant the man shot him three times and then committed suicide.

Constable Artley was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 67
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Pistol
  • Offender Committed suicide

warrant service

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