Conservation Officer Theron Adherbal Craw

Conservation Officer Theron Adherbal Craw

Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Michigan

End of Watch Monday, November 5, 1928

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Theron Adherbal Craw

Conservation Officer Theron Craw was accidentally shot and killed by a fellow conservation officer as they patrolled Acme Creek, near Grand Traverse Bay.

The other officer was shooting at an invasive species of duck that was eating fry that had just been stocked into the creek. Officer Craw was accidentally shot as he stood up just as the other officer fired at the ducks.

Officer Craw had served with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources for 11 years.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)
  • Incident Date Wednesday, October 31, 1928

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Officer Craw,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Michigan.


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November 5, 2018

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