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 Sheriff Lum,
On today, the 140th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Claiborne County.


United States Border Patrol

November 27, 2018

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