Sheriff Charles M. Kendall

Sheriff Charles M. Kendall

Linn County Sheriff's Office, Oregon

End of Watch Wednesday, June 21, 1922

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Charles M. Kendall

Sheriff Charles Kendall was shot and killed while conducting a raid on a Plainview farm whose 70-year-old owner was operating a moonshine business. The suspect committed suicide the following day while barricaded inside of his home.

Sheriff Kendall had served with the agency for 3.5 years.


  • Age 54
  • Tour 3 years, 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Committed suicide

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No passage of time can ever erase your service or the sacrifice you made. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo (Retired)
Delaware State Police

June 21, 2020

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