Deputy City Marshal George Bradley

Deputy City Marshal George Bradley

Caney Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch Thursday, December 9, 1920

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George Bradley

Deputy City Marshal George Bradley was shot and killed while assisting the city marshal arrest three men wanted for a robbery at the Tushka railroad depot.

The city marshal discovered the three men in the Katy Railroad depot in Caney and deputized Mr. Bradley to assist him in arresting them. The city marshal entered the depot through one door while Deputy Marshal Bradley went through the other. The three men split up and one was arrested by the city marshal. As the other two approached Deputy Marshal Bradley one of them opened fire without warning, fatally wounding him.

One suspect was apprehended a few days later. The gunman was apprehended two weeks later in Bartlesville. On February 2, 1921, he was convicted of murder and sentenced to life.


  • Age 71
  • Tour 1 day
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to life


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Deputy City Marshal Bradley,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Caney.


United States Border Patrol

December 9, 2020

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