Deputy Sheriff William Shoemaker

Deputy Sheriff William Shoemaker

Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

End of Watch Saturday, October 27, 1906

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William Shoemaker

Deputy Sheriff William Shoemaker was shot and killed by a liquor dealer who walked into a tavern and shot him four times.

The subject who shot him was convicted of murder, sentenced to death, and subsequently executed by hanging.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Executed

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Deputy Sheriff Shoemaker,
Sir, it has taken over 106 years but you are finally being honored. I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Calcasieu Parish.


U.S. Border Patrol

February 24, 2013

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