Deputy Constable George Johnson Kirk

Deputy Constable George Johnson Kirk

Braggs Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch Friday, June 18, 1909

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George Johnson Kirk

Deputy Constable George Kirk was shot and killed as he and another officer responded to a train robbery. Three men had attempted to rob a train in town but were fired upon by the train crew.

When Deputy Constable Kirk and the other officer arrived at the scene they also engaged the suspects in a shootout. Deputy Constable Kirk was fatally wounded. The 23-year-old suspect who shot Deputy Constable Kirk was convicted of murder and sentenced to 30 years in prison.

Deputy Constable Kirk was survived by his wife and child.

Bio

  • Age 23
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to 30 years

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Rest in peace always and please know that the passage of time will never erase your memory, service and sacrifice.

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

June 18, 2020

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