Town Marshal Sam Casebier

Town Marshal Sam Casebier

Hartford Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Saturday, December 24, 1898

Sam Casebier

Town Marshal Sam Casebier was stabbed to death while attempting to arrest a man who had interfered in another arrest.

Marshal Casebier was attempting to arrest a drunk and disorderly man when the second subject pulled out a large dirk. Upon seeing the knife Marshal Casebier informed the man he was under arrest as well. As he the marshal grabbed his arm he was stabbed several times in the upper body.

The suspect was taken into custody. He was convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to 10 years in prison.


  • Age 30
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Weapon Edged weapon; Dirk
  • Offender Sentenced to 10 years

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Rest In Peace.

Chief Marshal Randy L. Ford (ret)
Green Mt Falls, CO

December 24, 2017

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