Deputy Sheriff Frank H. Chambers

Deputy Sheriff Frank H. Chambers

Tallahatchie County Sheriff's Office, Mississippi

End of Watch Monday, December 20, 1909

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Frank H. Chambers

Deputy Sheriff Frank Chambers was shot and killed after arresting on an outstanding warrant in Black Bayou.

He located the wanted man playing craps in a house and arrest him, along with another man who was gambling with him. He had handcuffed the two prisoners together when the wanted man suddenly produced a pistol and shot Deputy Chambers. A bystander and Deputy Chambers both returned fire and killed the subject.


  • Age 37
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

warrant service, gambling

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