Chief of Police William C. Temple

Chief of Police William C. Temple

Anadarko Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch Saturday, November 12, 1910

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William C. Temple

Chief of Police William Temple was shot and killed by a man involved in a saloon brawl.

The suspect, who fled from the saloon, suddenly turned and shot the chief as he attempted to stop him. A posse failed to find the suspect.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender At large

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Chief Temple,
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 Andarko.


United States Border Patrol

November 12, 2020

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