Private Ulric Linton Crawford

Private Ulric Linton Crawford

West Virginia State Police, West Virginia

End of Watch Friday, June 20, 1924

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Ulric Linton Crawford

Private Ulric Crawford was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man in Hedgesville, Berkeley County, for threatening to kill an auctioneer.

The auctioneer was responsible for auctioning off the man's farm in order to pay the man's debts. After murdering Private Crawford, the suspect fled into the mountains, where he was shot and killed following a six-hour-long shootout with a posse.

Private Crawford was a United States Army World War I veteran. He was survived by his wife, daughter, and son.


  • Age 26
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

arrest attempt

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Sir, we will never forget you. Stationed here in Berkeley County, it is an honor to walk in your footsteps. We love you.

Trooper T.A Ellis
West Virginia State Police

October 26, 2022

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