Deputy Sheriff Marvin Franklin Cummings

Deputy Sheriff Marvin Franklin Cummings

Clinton County Sheriff's Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Saturday, March 6, 1920

Marvin Franklin Cummings

Deputy Marvin Cummings was shot and killed by eight men he had arrested the previous week during a liquor raid. Despite being mortally wounded, Deputy Cummings was able to return fire and killed two of the suspects.

Deputy Cummings had served with the agency for 2 years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Two shot and killed

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