Constable Frank O. Ury

Constable Frank O. Ury

Grant County Constable's Office, Indiana

End of Watch Friday, September 14, 1928

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Frank O. Ury

Constable Frank Ury was shot and killed while attempting to serve a subpoena on a subject for failing to pay rent. The subject then shot and killed Deputy Sheriff Fred Certain after barricading himself inside of his home.

The 67-year-old retired doctor, who pleaded insanity, was convicted of two counts of murder and sentenced to life. He died in prison on December 6, 1942.

Constable Ury had served with the Grant County Constable's Office for 18 years.


  • Age 74
  • Tour 18 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Died in prison

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Rest in peace always and know that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 14, 2020

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