Town Marshal Ralph Gibons

Town Marshal Ralph Gibons

The Dalles Police Department, Oregon

End of Watch Wednesday, May 7, 1919

Ralph Gibons

Marshal Ralph Gibons was shot and killed as he and the Wasco County Sheriff attempted to arrest a man for complicity in the robbery of a bank in Washdougal, Washington.

The sheriff arrested the suspect after a hot pursuit through town. Three weeks later he was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life in prison.


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

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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RIP Sir, you served well.

James Kotke
Civilian / Former Officer
WSF Park Police (Wi.)

September 5, 2012

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