Deputy Marshal Columbus "Lum" Brown

Deputy Marshal Columbus "Lum" Brown

Orleans Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch Wednesday, December 25, 1895

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Columbus "Lum" Brown

Deputy Marshal Columbus Brown died two days after being shot in the abdomen. The suspect was upset with Deputy Marshal Brown for arresting a friend and shot him after exchanging angry words with him.

It was reported that the suspect went to the marshal's office and turned himself into the town's marshal immediately after the shooting. The 20-year-old suspect was arrested and charged with murder. He was tried and acquitted.

Deputy Marshal Brown was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 52
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Monday, December 23, 1895
  • Weapon Handgun; .32 caliber
  • Offender Acguitted

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Rest in Peace, Deputy Marshal Brown. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

April 6, 2013

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