Night Marshal Albert Rinks

Night Marshal Albert Rinks

Marked Tree Police Department, Arkansas

End of Watch Tuesday, April 29, 1952

Albert Rinks

Night Marshal Albert Rinks was shot and killed when he was ambushed by a man he had arrested earlier in the evening. Marshal Rinks arrested the man for drunk and disordely conduct. The suspect was released two hours later and driven home. The man then drove back into town and shot Marshal Rinks with a shotgun.

Marshal Rinks had served with the Marked Tree Police Department for three years. He was survived by his wife and seven children.

Bio

  • Age 61
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Never forgotten. Thank you for keeping our communities safe. God bless

Special Agent-in-Charge Diane Upchurch
FBI - Little Rock

April 29, 2017

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