Marshal Sam Thompson

Marshal Sam Thompson

Monette Police Department, Arkansas

End of Watch Wednesday, June 9, 1954

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Sam Thompson

Marshal Thompson was shot and killed while attempting to serve an eviction notice. The suspect fired a shotgun through a screen door, striking Marshal Thompson.

The suspect was tried and acquitted.

Marshal Thompson had served with the Monette Police Department for 30 years. He was survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 70
  • Tour 30 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Acquitted

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

June 9, 2015

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