Constable Culpepper Cobert

Constable Culpepper Cobert

United States Department of the Interior - Bureau of Indian Affairs - Division of Law Enforcement, U.S. Government

End of Watch Saturday, December 7, 1878

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.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

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

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Constable Cobert,
On today, the 140th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country.


United States Border Patrol

December 7, 2018

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