Deputy Sheriff Daniel I. Talbert

Deputy Sheriff Daniel I. Talbert

Stanly County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch Sunday, May 10, 1914

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Daniel I. Talbert

Deputy Sheriff Daniel Talbert was shot and killed while arresting two men near a camp in Badin.

He and another deputy were near the site when they saw a man and asked what he was doing there. When the man could not produce an answer they arrested him. As they handcuffed him another man approached and a struggle ensued. Deputy Talbert was shot five times and succumbed to his wounds a short time later at a nearby doctor's office.

One of the suspects was apprehended a short time later and while the other escaped.

The gunman was tried and acquitted.

Deputy Talbert was survived by his wife, daughter, and three sons.


  • Age 56
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Acquitted

suspicious person

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You are thought of today, thank you Sir for your service.

Pat Van Den Berghe

May 10, 2017

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