City Marshal Elias J. Daffin

City Marshal Elias J. Daffin

Lott Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, July 12, 1925

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Elias J. Daffin

Marshal Daffin was shot and killed while arresting a man for a minor offense. While attempting to the lead the suspect by the arm, the suspect pulled out a .45-caliber pistol and shot Marshal Daffin, who was never able to draw his weapon. The suspect was later found not guilty. Marshal Daffin was survived by his wife and three children.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Found not guilty

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Thank you for your service and please know that no passage of time will ever erase your sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 12, 2020

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