Deputy Sheriff Gilbert Byrd Burchfield

Deputy Sheriff Gilbert Byrd Burchfield

Saline County Sheriff's Office, Arkansas

End of Watch Thursday, July 15, 1847

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.

Bio

  • 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.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

July 15, 2018

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