Deputy Marshal John Franklin Chambers

Deputy Marshal John Franklin Chambers

Aurora Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Thursday, September 19, 1907

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John Franklin Chambers

Deputy Marshal Chambers was shot and killed by a man he had encountered the previous night. The man walked up to him in the street with a gun concealed in a newspaper and shot Chambers four times. The suspect was tried and acquitted.

Deputy Chambers was survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age 32
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Acquitted

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Rest in peace always and know no passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice.

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

September 19, 2020

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