Customs Officer Clyde M. Bristow

Customs Officer Clyde M. Bristow

United States Department of the Treasury - United States Customs Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch Saturday, January 2, 1932

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Clyde M. Bristow

Officer Bristow was shot and killed at a border crossing in Arizona while he and another officer checked a vehicle for illegal liquor. The 22-year-old suspect escaped into Mexico. On May 21, 1935, he died of food poisoning in Mexico City.


  • Age 39
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Arizona
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Escaped

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