Deputy Sheriff Shack Palmer

Deputy Sheriff Shack Palmer

Payne County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma

End of Watch Sunday, December 10, 1911

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Shack Palmer

Deputy Sheriff Shack Palmer was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man wanted for shooting two men.

Deputy Palmer was taken to a local hospital where he died of his wounds two days later.

The subject who shot him was apprehended.


  • Age 31
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Friday, December 8, 1911
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Apprehended

warrant service

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Deputy Sheriff Palmer,
On today, the 110th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Payne County.


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December 10, 2021

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