Deputy Constable R. R. Bledsoe

Deputy Constable R. R. Bledsoe

Nueces County Constable's Office - Precinct 1, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, July 5, 1925

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R. R. Bledsoe

Deputy Constable R.R. Bledsoe and Constable Carl Bisbee were shot and killed while questioning four men they observed drinking in public.

When they attempted to place the men under arrest the men produced handguns and opened fire, fatally wounding both constables.

One of the men involved in the incident had murdered City Marshal Joe Crixell, of the Brownsville Police Department, on August 9th, 1912. The man was shot and killed during the shootout with Constable Bisbee and Deputy Constable Bledsoe.

Constable Bledsoe had been with the agency for seven months.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 7 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed


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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice will always be remembered and honored. Rest In Peace always.

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