Jailer Samuel Lou Baucom

Jailer Samuel Lou Baucom

Richmond County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch Thursday, April 29, 1915

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Samuel Lou Baucom

Jailer Samuel Baucom was accidentally shot and killed near Hamlet by a posseman as he was assisting with the capture of several prisoners who had escaped from the Cumberland County Jail in Fayetteville.

Jailer Baucom had served with the Richmond County Sheriff's Office for four years. He was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 37
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)

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Rest In Peace Brother LEO. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

April 29, 2018

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