Deputy Sheriff Robert Lum

Deputy Sheriff Robert Lum

Claiborne County Sheriff's Department, Mississippi

End of Watch Wednesday, November 27, 1878

Robert Lum

Deputy Robert Lum was shot and killed as he assisted the sheriff and other deputies serve a warrant for murder.

The suspect opened fire on the deputies, killing Deputy Lum. The suspect escaped and was never apprehended.

Deputy Lum was survived by his wife.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Never apprehended

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Deputy Lum your sacrifice will never be forgotten! Thank you for your dedicated service to the Citizens of and Claiborne County! Continue to Rest in Peace.
Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends. John 15:13

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of GOD." Matthew 5:9

Corporal Tony Dunn
Mississippi Highway Patrol, Troop D

November 27, 2015

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