Deputy Sheriff Harold Amick

Deputy Sheriff Harold Amick

Scott County Sheriff's Office, Indiana

End of Watch Tuesday, June 5, 1934

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Harold Amick

Deputy Harold Amick was shot while searching for chicken thieves. He was shot once in the head when he encountered several unrelated suspects who were wanted in the shooting of Patrolman John Pfaffenburger, of the Seymour Police Department earlier in the day. Deputy Amick succumbed to his wounds the following day.

Both suspects were apprehended and convicted of Deputy Amick's murder. One offender was sentenced to life in prison and the shooter was sentenced to death. On October 9, 1934, he was executed by electrocution.

Deputy Amick had served with the Scott County Sheriff's Department for four years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 25
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Monday, June 4, 1934
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender One executed, one sentenced to life

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