Constable Samuel Skeen Breeland

Constable Samuel Skeen Breeland

Falls County Constable's Office - Precinct 6, Texas

End of Watch Wednesday, June 7, 1899

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Samuel Skeen Breeland

Constable Breeland was shot and killed from an ambush after leaving the courthouse to serve several warrants. The main suspect turned himself in but was later acquitted due to a lack of evidence.

Constable Breeland had served with the agency for 8 months. He was survived by his wife and nine children.


  • Age 42
  • Tour 8 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Acquitted

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Constable Breeland,
On today, the 125th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Falls County.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol(Retired)

June 7, 2024

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