Sheriff Robert B. Day

Sheriff Robert B. Day

East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

End of Watch Saturday, March 29, 1924

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Robert B. Day

Sheriff Robert Day was shot and killed when he and a deputy raided a gambling establishment in Dixie, a suburb two miles north of Baton Rouge.

He and his deputy managed to return fire, killing the man thought to be the shooter. Four others were arrested and charged in connection with his murder.

Sheriff Day was survived by his wife and several children.


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

Incident Details

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


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Sheriff Day,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of East Baton Rouge Parish. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United Ststes Border Patrol(Retired)

March 29, 2024

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