Deputy Sheriff James Ezra Tolbert

Deputy Sheriff James Ezra Tolbert

Saline County Sheriff's Department, Illinois

End of Watch Monday, February 8, 1937

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James Ezra Tolbert

Deputy James Tolbert and Deputy Henry Healy drowned when their motorboat foundered near Harrisburg. The deputies and a third man were taking supplies to flood victims.

Deputy Tolbert had served with the Saline County Sheriff's Department for four years.


  • Age 42
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Drowned

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No passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

February 8, 2021

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