Deputy Sheriff Martin Reuben Kiser, Sr.

Deputy Sheriff Martin Reuben Kiser, Sr.

Cabarrus County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch Tuesday, March 3, 1931

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Martin Reuben Kiser, Sr.

Deputy Sheriff Reuben Kiser succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained the previous day while conducting a liquor raid at the No. 10 Township in Cabarrus County.

Another deputy accidentally shot Deputy Kiser after ejecting his empty shells. When he put the magazine back in place, a bullet discharged, striking Deputy Kiser in the back.

He was survived by his wife and eight children.


  • Age 43
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)
  • Incident Date Monday, March 2, 1931

accidental discharge, Raid

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