Sheriff Bunion Aubrey Coursen

Sheriff Bunion Aubrey Coursen

Ashley County Sheriff's Office, Arkansas

End of Watch Wednesday, December 31, 1969

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Bunion Aubrey Coursen

Sheriff Bunion Courson was killed in an automobile crash while in pursuit of a vehicle.

His vehicle left the roadway and crashed on Highway 82 approximately 4-1/2 miles north of Hamburg. Residents in the area reported he was in pursuit of a red vehicle at the time.

Sheriff Courson survived the Bataan Death march and three years in a Japanese Prison Camp.


  • Age 50
  • Tour 23 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

vehicle pursuit

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Rest In Peace Brother in Blue. Thank you Hero and your family for your sacrifice and service to this country. You are honored and remembered on the 50th anniversary of your EOW. Always remembered.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

December 31, 2019

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