City Marshal Joseph C.R. Bullard

City Marshal Joseph C.R. Bullard

Ennis Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Thursday, August 19, 1880

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Joseph C.R. Bullard

Marshal Joseph Bullard was shot and killed by a man who he had arrested the previous day.

Marshal Bullard arrested the suspect for public intoxication and disorderly conduct. The next morning the suspect was released from police custody. He then shot and killed Marshal Bullard.

The suspect was arrested and later convicted of murder. He was sentenced to life in prison.


  • Age 33
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Marshal Bullard was my great uncle, thank you all for your kind words and for not allowing time to diminish his sacrifice-

Annie Smith- Dallas, Texas.

Citizen- Annie Smith

September 19, 2016

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