Constable David Samuel "Sam" Robertson

Constable David Samuel "Sam" Robertson

Wolf Township Constable's Office, Oklahoma

End of Watch Wednesday, December 11, 1929

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David Samuel "Sam" Robertson

Constable Sam Robertson was shot and killed while raiding a poker game in Wolf Township. After arriving at the location he informed everyone there to report to him the following day, instead of arresting them that night.

While talking to the men the game's lookout guard returned to the home and observed Constable Robertson. He immediately opened fire, fatally wounding the constable.

The suspect, 28, was later arrested. He plead guilty to murder and was sentenced to life in prison. He was paroled on December 12, 1960.

Constable Robertson was survived by his wife and eight children.


  • Age 41
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Tuesday, December 10, 1929
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Paroled in 1960

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