Deputy Sheriff Robert M. Conley

Deputy Sheriff Robert M. Conley

Bosque County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Monday, July 10, 1899

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Robert M. Conley

Deputy Conley succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained the previous day when he was shot at the local train station. He had just returned from Waco, Texas, on official business and was getting off of the train when he observed a citizen being threatened with a pistol. Deputy Conley drew his own revolver and intervened. The suspect was able to gain control of Deputy Conley's revolver and shot him several times.


  • Age 23
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Sunday, July 9, 1899
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Not available

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Deputy Sheriff Conley,
On today, the 120th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Bosque County.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

July 10, 2019

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