Constable Richard Truman Chisholm

Constable Richard Truman Chisholm

San Patricio County Constable's Office - Precinct 2, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, February 15, 1938

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Richard Truman Chisholm

Constable Richard Chisholm was shot and killed when he was ambushed by a man whom he had arrested for drinking in public several weeks earlier.

He was shot while on foot patrol. The suspect was convicted and executed for the murder.

Constable Chisholm was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 48
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Executed

ambush, revenge

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Rest in peace always knowing that no passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice.

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Delaware State Police (Retired)

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