Patrolman Thomas Jefferson Evans

Patrolman Thomas Jefferson Evans

Pueblo Police Department, Colorado

End of Watch Saturday, September 13, 1919

Thomas Jefferson Evans

Patrolman Evans was shot and killed when he was ambushed while on duty. As he walked down a dark street a man stepped out of the shadows and shot him in the head and shoulder, killing him instantly. Two suspects were apprehended but before they were tried they were lynched by a mob of townspeople in retaliation for Patrolman Evans' murder.


  • Age 60
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 16

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Lynched by townspeople


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Chief Marshal Randy L. Ford (ret)
Green Mt Falls, CO

September 13, 2015

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