Deputy Marshal Jesse E. Nelson

Deputy Marshal Jesse E. Nelson

Upland Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch Friday, August 1, 1924

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Jesse E. Nelson

Deputy Marshal Jesse Nelson succumbed to gunshot wound sustained six weeks earlier as he and the town marshal attempted to question three robbery suspects.

The subjects opened fire, wounding both officers. Deputy Marshal Nelson was taken to a local hospital where he remained until succumbing to his wounds.

Deputy Marshal Nelson had served with the Upland Police Department for two years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 39
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Saturday, June 14, 1924
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Not available

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Deputy Marshal Nelson,
On today, the 92nd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Upland.


United States Border Patrol

August 1, 2016

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