Deputy James I. Kent

Deputy James I. Kent

Union County Sheriff's Department, New Mexico

End of Watch Friday, July 2, 1909

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James I. Kent

Deputy Kent was shot and killed by horse thieves after tracking them to Colorado. As Deputy Kent and two other officers approached the house of the suspects he was shot and killed. Another officer was also wounded, but recovered. The suspect's later surrendered after being surrounded.
Deputy Kent was survived by his wife and an infant son.


  • Age 34
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender All arrested

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

July 4, 2015

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