Constable Anthony DeLong

Constable Anthony DeLong

Craig Constable's Office, Missouri

End of Watch Saturday, July 30, 1887

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Anthony DeLong

Constable Anthony DeLong succumbed to gunshot wounds received two days earlier as he and others were in a gun battle with a gang of desperadoes responsible for committing all kinds of crimes all over the state. Constable Delong's killer was captured in DeWitt several days later. He was tried and acquitted.


  • Age 39
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Thursday, July 28, 1887
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Acquitted

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

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

July 30, 2020

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