Deputy Sheriff Samuel Robert Evans

Deputy Sheriff Samuel Robert Evans

Lackawanna County Sheriff's Office, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Friday, September 9, 1921

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Samuel Robert Evans

Deputy Evans was shot and killed when he was mistaken for a bootlegging suspect while conducting an investigation.

Deputy Evans had served with the agency for 4 years. He was survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 40
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)

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Deputy Sheriff Evans,
On today, the 100th anniversary your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Lackawanna County.


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September 9, 2021

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