Deputy Sheriff Gilbert Byrd Burchfield

Deputy Sheriff Gilbert Byrd Burchfield

Saline County Sheriff's Office, Arkansas

End of Watch Thursday, July 15, 1847

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Gilbert Byrd Burchfield

Deputy Sheriff Gilbert Burchfield was shot and killed while attempting to serve a warrant on a subject.

The man opened fire on the posse, killing Deputy Burchfield and a special deputy.

Deputy Burchfield was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 35
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Not available

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Deputy Sheriff Burchfield,
On today the 171st anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Saline County.


United States Border Patrol

July 15, 2018

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