Patrolman James Madison Collins

Patrolman James Madison Collins

Meridian Police Department, Mississippi

End of Watch Sunday, October 28, 1888

James Madison Collins

Patrolman James Collins was shot and killed while making a gambling raid.

His brother, Deputy Walter Collins, was shot and killed in the line of duty on January 8, 1884, while serving with the Taylor County, Texas, Sheriff's Department.

Patrolman Collins was survived by his wife.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Your sacrifice will never be forgotten! Thank you for your dedicated service to the Citizens of and City of Meridian! Continue to Rest in Peace Officer Collins.
Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends. John 15:13

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of GOD." Matthew 5:9

Corporal Tony Dunn
Mississippi Highway Patrol, Troop D

October 28, 2015

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