Deputy Sheriff Charles Sinclair Wood

Deputy Sheriff Charles Sinclair Wood

Gila County Sheriff's Office, Arizona

End of Watch Tuesday, January 10, 1911

Charles Sinclair Wood

Deputy Sheriff Charles Wood was shot and killed with his own service weapon as he tried to arrest an assault suspect.

The man was able to gain control of Deputy Wood's revolver after it fell from its holster, and then fatally shot him.

Deputy Wood was survived by his wife and three children, and two brothers. His remains were taken to Globe, Arizona.


  • Age 46
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Monday, January 9, 1911
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Not available

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