Patrolman Porter Sanders

Patrolman Porter Sanders

Shreveport Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Friday, March 1, 1912

Porter Sanders

Patrolman Porter Sanders was shot to death by a man he was attempting to arrest. Two days later the suspect was shot by the station agent in Stonewall when he refused to surrender, but managed to escape. In January of 1914 he was apprehended in DeFuniak Springs, Florida.

Patrolman Sanders was survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age 35
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Apprehended

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Thanks for your services, Porter.


March 1, 2012

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