Private Willard A. Tubbs

Private Willard A. Tubbs

Oregon State Police, Oregon

End of Watch Wednesday, June 21, 1939

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Willard A. Tubbs

Private Tubbs was shot and killed while assisting an Arlington Town Marshal in arresting a man wanted for forgery. When Private Tubbs and the other officer spotted the suspect's car on the side of the road they stopped to investigate and the suspect came up from behind the officers and shot and killed Private Tubbs. The suspect was arrested and committed to the Oregon State Hospital where died in 1956.

Private Tubbs had been with the agency for seven years.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Apprehended

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