Constable Charles Albert Washburn

Constable Charles Albert Washburn

Wright County Sheriff's Office, Minnesota

End of Watch Wednesday, October 29, 1884

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Charles Albert Washburn

Constable Charles Washburn succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained 10 days earlier as he and his deputy attempted to arrest a man for domestic assault.

Despite being wounded, Constable Washburn was able to return fire and wounded the suspect.

Constable Washburn was survived by his wife.


  • Age 35
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Sunday, October 19, 1884
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and wounded

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Constable Washburn,
On today, the 131st anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Wright County.


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October 29, 2015

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