City Marshal Richard M. Cloy

City Marshal Richard M. Cloy

McComb Police Department, Mississippi

End of Watch Wednesday, July 8, 1891

Richard M. Cloy

City Marshal Richard Cloy was shot and killed while attempting to collect a license fee from a local hotel owner.

The subject began to argue with Marshal Cloy and then shot him in the back with a rifle.

Marshal Cloy had served with the McComb Police Department for only seven months. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 37
  • Tour 7 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Not available

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Officer Cloy your sacrifice will never be forgotten! Thank you for your dedicated service to The City of McComb and the citizens you were sworn to protect! Continue to rest in peace my fellow LE Brother!
"Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one's life for his friends." John 15:13

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of GOD." Matthew 5:9

Corporal Tony Dunn
Mississippi Highway Patrol, TroopD

July 8, 2016

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