Police Officer John Red Horse

Police Officer John Red Horse

United States Department of the Interior - Bureau of Indian Affairs - Division of Law Enforcement, U.S. Government

End of Watch Friday, November 16, 1894

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John Red Horse

Officer Red Horse was beaten to death by a group of men after responding to a disturbance call in Rushville, Nebraska. One of the men attacked him with a club, knocking him to the ground. The rest of the men then joined in on the attack and beat him to death.

Officer Red Horse had served with the agency for 7 years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Location Nebraska
  • Weapon Blunt object
  • Offender Not available

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Officer Red Horse,
On today, the 125th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country.


United States Border Patrol

November 16, 2019

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