Town Marshal James T. Morris

Town Marshal James T. Morris

Morristown Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Friday, August 20, 1880

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James T. Morris

Town Marshal James Morris was shot and killed as he attempted to quell a disturbance in front of a local saloon.

The county sheriff was also wounded in the incident before another officer killed the subject.


  • Age 27
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed


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On this 140th anniversary of your untimely and heroic departure we say thank you for your service and please know that no passage of time will ever erase your heroism and sacrifice.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 20, 2020

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