Deputy Sheriff Ed Chambers

Deputy Sheriff Ed Chambers

Drew County Sheriff's Office, Arkansas

End of Watch Saturday, January 18, 1908

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Ed Chambers

Deputy Sheriff Ed Chambers was shot and killed while attempting to compel a subject to surrender a pistol in Blissville.

The man shot Deputy Chambers before fleeing. The man was shot and killed several days later near Laconia, along the Mississippi River, when he fired at a posse that was attempting to arrest him.

The town of Blissville was renamed Jerome in 1920.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

weapons violation

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