Night Watchman Charles A. Ralston

Night Watchman Charles A. Ralston

Weeping Water Police Departmnet, Nebraska

End of Watch Sunday, November 1, 1908

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Charles A. Ralston

Night Watchman Ralston was shot and killed while following a group of men believed to be jewelry thieves. He had followed the men from their hotel to a local railroad yard, where he was shot by the men after being noticed.

Night Watchman Ralston was survived by his wife and six children.


  • Age 49
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Marshal Ralston,
On today, the 110th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Weeping Water. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

November 1, 2018

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