Deputy Sheriff Edward H. Culver

Deputy Sheriff Edward H. Culver

Platte County Sheriff's Office, Missouri

End of Watch Saturday, June 23, 1917

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Edward H. Culver

Deputy Sheriff Edward Culver was shot and killed while assisting another deputy who was breaking up a fight at a saloon in Drydale.

The subject was able to disarm the other deputy and shot Deputy Culver in the chest. Despite being mortally wounded, Deputy Culver returned fire and killed the subject.

Deputy Culver had served with the Platte County Sheriff's Office for four years.


  • Age 60
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

fight call

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I am honored to be the second of what I am sure will be numerous reflections to follow honoring your sacrifice and service. No passage of time will ever erase your memory, service and sacrifice, and rest in peace knowing that you will always be remembered.

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Delaware State Police (Retired)

June 23, 2020

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