Constable Crockett Mullins

Constable Crockett Mullins

Buchanan County Constable's Office, Virginia

End of Watch Thursday, March 28, 1929

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Crockett Mullins

Constable Crockett Mullins was shot and killed as he and a county deputy attempted to serve a warrant at a home to search for illegal whiskey.

As they approached the home they were confronted by the owner, who ordered them to stop. As the officers continued to approach the man opened fire, killing Constable Mullins. The deputy was able to retreat to safety as the subject shot at him as well.

The subject was arrested and charged with murder, but later acquitted.

Constable Mullins was survived by his wife.


  • Age 55
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Acquitted

alcohol violation, warrant service

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My aunts husband Ben Compton shot this officer some years later ben was shot and killed by my grandpa Robert viers my dad was born in 1928 my grandpa shot 2 officers at his still he then had my dad hide them in hollow trees I have always wondered if they were ever found

Kimberly Elaine Passmore

September 15, 2022

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