Constable Culpepper Cobert

Constable Culpepper Cobert

United States Department of the Interior - Bureau of Indian Affairs - Office of Justice Services, U.S. Government

End of Watch Saturday, December 7, 1878

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Culpepper Cobert

Constable Cobert was shot and killed in Panola County, Chicasaw Nation (present day Oklahoma), after taking a gun away from a drunk man at a dance. The man attacked Constable Cobert with a cane, striking him on the head twice. Constable Cobert shot the man in the side, inflicting a flesh wound. As Constable Cobert left one of the man's sons shot Constable Cobert with a shotgun.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Oklahoma
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Not available

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Thank you for your sacrifice. I will not forget you.

Correctional Officer Brandon Barr
Shoshone-Bannock Tribal Corrections

May 8, 2021

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