Deputy Sheriff Carl Frederick Reinhold Court

Deputy Sheriff Carl Frederick Reinhold Court

Harris County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, November 30, 1895

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Carl Frederick Reinhold Court

Deputy Sheriff Carl Court was shot and killed in Chaneyville while speaking to a saloon owner while making his rounds.

He was in the saloon, which was built along the Southern Pacific Railroad tracks just north of Washington Avenue, when he was shot. He was shot from ambush by a suspect who was on the outside of the saloon.

Deputy Court had served with the Harris County Sheriff's Office for five years. He was survived by his wife, children, mother, and three siblings.


  • Age 43
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Not available


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Deputy Sheriff Court,
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 Harris County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

November 30, 2020

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