Patrolman Blount J. Irvine

Patrolman Blount J. Irvine

Shreveport Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Tuesday, November 15, 1898

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Blount J. Irvine

Patrolman Irvine was shot and killed when he and his partner responded to a disturbance call at a local saloon. When they contact the suspect the man suddenly pulled out a gun and shot him. Patrolman Irvine's partner returned fire and killed the suspect.
Patrolman Irvine was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 44
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Patrolman Irvine,
On today, the 120th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Shreveport.


United States Border Patrol

November 15, 2018

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