Deputy Marshal Forest Perry

Deputy Marshal Forest Perry

Kennewick Police Department, Washington

End of Watch Thursday, November 1, 1906

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Forest Perry

Deputy Marshal Perry was accidentally shot and killed when he was caught in the crossfire during a shootout. Deputy Marshal Perry, Officer Joseph Holzhey, and Marshal Michael Glover had gone to a hobo camp to arrest two men wanted for burglarizing a hardware store. During the ensuing shootout Officer Holzhey and Marshal Glover were fatally wounded.

One of the suspects was shot and killed. The other suspect and several posse members were also wounded.

Deputy Marshal Perry had been deputized that day to assist with the arrest.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)

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Delaware State Police (Retired)

October 31, 2020

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