Deputy Sheriff James M. Pollock, Jr.

Deputy Sheriff James M. Pollock, Jr.

Houghton County Sheriff's Office, Michigan

End of Watch Tuesday, October 7, 1913

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James M. Pollock, Jr.

Deputy Sheriff James Pollock was shot and killed by striking miners at the Isle Royale Mine, near Houhgton.

He was shot in the back of the head by one of the miners and then beaten by a group of men after falling to the ground.

Several men were arrested in connection with his murder.

Deputy Pollock was survived by his wife and two daughters.


  • Age 25
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Revolver
  • Offender Not available

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Rest in peace and know that no passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice.

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Delaware State Police (Retired)

October 7, 2020

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