Deputy Sheriff L. D. Weaver

Deputy Sheriff L. D. Weaver

Phillips County Sheriff's Department, Arkansas

End of Watch Tuesday, June 29, 1948

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L. D. Weaver

Deputy Weaver was shot and killed when he and another deputy attempted to serve an arrest warrant on a man. The suspect grabbed a pistol from the pocket of a coat hanging on a wall and shot Deputy Weaver killing him instantly. The other deputy shot and killed the suspect.

He had served with the agency for 2 years and was survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Pistol
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice will never be forgotten. Rest In Peace always.

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

June 29, 2020

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