Deputy Sheriff Walter Murray Kibbe

Deputy Sheriff Walter Murray Kibbe

Victoria County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Monday, July 24, 1911

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Walter Murray Kibbe

Deputy Sheriff Walter Kibbe was shot and killed while questioning a man for murder and for threatening to kill any officer who tried to arrest him. Deputy Kibbe was found with two rifle wounds. Although wounded, Deputy Kibbe was able to return fire.

The suspect, 41, was apprehended and charged with murder and lunacy. On December 19, 1911, he was tried and acquitted.

Deputy Kibbe was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 33
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Acquitted

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You are not forgotten! We are working on a display in the Victoria Co Sheriff's Office lobby and will honor you and your service to Victoria County, TX in the very near future. Thank you for your service Deputy Kibbe.

Lieutenant Greg J Kouba
Victoria County Sheriff's Office, Texas

April 25, 2021

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