Jailer Paul Sloan

Jailer Paul Sloan

Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

End of Watch Thursday, September 27, 1900

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Paul Sloan

Jailer Sloan was shot and killed while attempting to prevent a prisoner from being taken from the Calcasieu Parish Jail by an angry mob. The mob had battered down the jail's front door using a large pipe.

Fearing for their lives, the deputies on the inside of the jail opened fire on the mob. Several members of the mob then returned fire, fatally wounding Jailer Sloan.

Several leaders of the mob were arrested and charged with Jailer Sloan's murder.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Charged with murder

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No passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 27, 2020

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