Chief of Police Beldon Napoleon Little

Chief of Police Beldon Napoleon Little

Fort Payne Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Wednesday, February 26, 1919

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Beldon Napoleon Little

Chief of Police Beldon Little and Deputy Sheriff George Scott, of the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office, were shot and killed as they attempted to arrest two brothers who were wanted for moonshining.

As they entered their home with their sheriff the suspects opened fire. The sheriff who was wounded managed to return fire wounding both suspects.

Chief Beldon was survived by his wife and four children.

Bio

  • Age 32
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Apprehended

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Chief Little,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Fort Payne. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

February 26, 2019

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