Deputy Sheriff Reuben D. Coleman

Deputy Sheriff Reuben D. Coleman

Grayson County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Friday, July 8, 1881

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Reuben D. Coleman

Deputy Coleman was shot and killed as he and other deputies attempted to take a suspect into custody. The suspect was wanted in the murder of Constable Dallas Hodges, of the Grayson County Constable's Office - Precinct 7, two months earlier.

One of the suspects was subsequently murdered by another outlaw.

Deputy Coleman served been with the agency for 3 years. He was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Murdered

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Thank you for your service and please know that no passage of time will ever erase you sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

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

July 8, 2020

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