Deputy Sheriff George Flute

Deputy Sheriff George Flute

Cherokee County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma

End of Watch Sunday, July 6, 1941

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George Flute

Deputy Flute was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a 20 year old Army deserter at a local picnic. The suspect was convicted of manslaughter on December 5, 1941, and sentenced to 7 years.


  • Age 42
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to 7 years

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice is one that will never be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 6, 2020

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