Town Marshal Joseph W. Smith

Town Marshal Joseph W. Smith

Bay Minette Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Wednesday, August 17, 1910

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Joseph W. Smith

Marshal Joseph Smith was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a suspect.

The man was convicted of murdering Marshal Smith and executed by hanging in the Baldwin County Jail on May 31, 1912.

Marshal Smith was survived by his wife.


  • Age 47
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed in 1912

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Rest in peace always knowing that no passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice.

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Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 17, 2020

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