Constable Rufus Ola Crum

Constable Rufus Ola Crum

Tippah County Sheriff's Department, Mississippi

End of Watch Saturday, July 5, 1947

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Rufus Ola Crum

Constable Rufus Crum was shot and killed while attempting to make an arrest near Blue Mountain, Mississippi.

The suspect was apprehended and pled guilty to manslaughter.


  • Age 50
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

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Constable Crum your sacrifice will never be forgotten! Thank you for your dedicated service to Tippah County and the citizens you were sworn to protect! Continue to rest in peace my fellow LE Brother!
"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, TroopD

July 5, 2016

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