Assistant Chief Jesse C. Huskey

Assistant Chief Jesse C. Huskey

Sand Springs Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch Saturday, December 9, 1933

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Jesse C. Huskey

Assistant Chief Jesse Huskey was shot and killed at approximately 1:00 am while he and another officer were patrolling the Minton Flour Mill following a series of thefts had occurred at the mill during the previous week.

They observed three men at that location and attempted to make contact with them. The three men instead ran into a shed at the rear of the property. As the officers approached the shed, they were fired upon and Assistant Chief Huskey was fatally wounded. Three brothers were arrested, but found not guilty after several witnesses changed their testimony because of threats and bribes.

Assistant Chief Huskey had served with the Sand Springs Police Department for one year. He was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 50
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Found not guilty

suspicious person

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Asst. Chief Huskey,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Sand Springs.


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December 9, 2023

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