Constable Sam Douglass

Constable Sam Douglass

Loyal Constable's Office, North Dakota

End of Watch Saturday, October 27, 1917

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Sam Douglass

Constable Sam Douglass was shot and killed at a home in the Squaw Gap area by the father of a boy he was attempting to arrest.

He had gone go the boy's home but the boy's father armed himself with a shotgun and demanded that Constable Douglass leave at gunpoint. Constable Douglass returned home where he obtained his rifle and returned to the home to arrest the boy.

Constable Douglass the boy's father exchanged shots and both were killed.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Constable Douglass,
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 of Loyal.


United States Border Patrol

October 27, 2017

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