Deputy Sheriff Charles H. Basye

Deputy Sheriff Charles H. Basye

Jackson County Sheriff's Department, Oregon

End of Watch Tuesday, June 12, 1917

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Charles H. Basye

Deputy Sheriff Charles Basye was killed after being struck several times in the head with a flatiron by an inmate who was attempting to escape from the county jail in Jacksonville.

The subject committed suicide as a posse searched for him.

Deputy Basye was survived by his two children.


  • Age 58
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Weapon Blunt object
  • Offender Committed suicide


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You are remembered this day. May you rest in peace sir.

Lt. Milton E. Proctor
Deer Park Police Dept, Oh (Ret)

June 12, 2016

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