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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Almost one-hundred and twenty years ago and justice was blind. Rest in peace Constable Breeland. What a hero!

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

October 18, 2018

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