Officer Ephraim John Hubbard

Officer Ephraim John Hubbard

Spokane Police Department, Washington

End of Watch Tuesday, September 7, 1886

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Ephraim John Hubbard

Officer Hubbard was shot and killed while returning to the Spokane Jail from Douglas County with a prisoner he had arrested for murder. The suspect's son ambushed the wagon that Officer Hubbard and the prisoner were riding in. The boy opened fire with a rifle, killing both Officer Hubbard and the prisoner.

The suspect was apprehended in Waterville on August 23, 1889.

Officer Hubbard was survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age 36
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Apprehended

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 123rd anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace


September 8, 2009

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