City Marshal Richard M. Cloy

City Marshal Richard M. Cloy

McComb Police Department, Mississippi

End of Watch Wednesday, July 8, 1891

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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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Thank you for your service and please know that no passage of time will ever erase you sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 8, 2020

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