Chief of Police Samuel Stair

Chief of Police Samuel Stair

Nuangola Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Friday, October 11, 1912

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Samuel Stair

Chief of Police Samuel Stair was shot and killed while walking a suspect to jail.

He had just arrested the suspect for robbery and was attacked by the man in front of the Wilkes-Barry and Hazleton Railway station.

Chief Stair had served with the Nuangola Borough Police Department for ten years. He was survived by his wife and ten children.


  • Age 43
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Not available

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No passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

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

October 11, 2020

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