Sheriff George Edward Arnold

Sheriff George Edward Arnold

Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma

End of Watch Wednesday, August 22, 1917

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George Edward Arnold

Sheriff Arnold was shot and killed while investigating two suspicious men near a city park at 0830 hours. When Sheriff Arnold grabbed hold of one of the men the man produced a .22 caliber handgun and shot the sheriff in the head.

The two men were convicted of Sheriff Arnold's murder.


  • Age 51
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .22 caliber
  • Offender Convicted of murder

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A century ago this day, you gave your life in the commission of your duties. One hundred years on, we have not forgotten you. We are grateful for your service.

Stan Jefferson
Citizen of Arizona

August 22, 2017

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