Deputy Sheriff J. S. Smith

Deputy Sheriff J. S. Smith

Russell County Sheriff's Office, Virginia

End of Watch Saturday, February 22, 1902

J. S. Smith

Deputy J.S. Smith was shot and killed as he and a posse attempted to arrest a murder suspect. When the suspect was confronted by Deputy Smith he shot him in the chest with a revolver, killing him.

The suspect was able to flee the scene and avoided capture by the posse.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Not available

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Deputy Sheriff Smith,
On today, the 107th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Russell County.

R.I.P.
USBP

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February 22, 2009

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