Deputy Constable Frank White

Deputy Constable Frank White

Marked Tree Constable's Office, Arkansas

End of Watch Tuesday, June 8, 1937

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Frank White

Deputy Constable Frank White was shot and killed by federal revenue agents in a case of mistaken identity.

He and a Poinsett County sheriff's deputy were raiding a still overnight when several federal revenue agents arrived to raid the still as well. Neither group of officers knew the other group would be conducting a raid.

The two groups of officers mistook each other for moonshiners and exchanged gunfire. Deputy Constable White was seriously wounded. He was transported to a hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, where he died the following day.

Deputy Constable White was survived by his wife and six children.


  • Age 46
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)
  • Incident Date Monday, June 7, 1937

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Rest In Peace Brother LEO. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

June 8, 2018

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