Deputy Claude W. Kimball

Deputy Claude W. Kimball

Penobscot County Sheriff's Office, Maine

End of Watch Friday, September 17, 1948

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Claude W. Kimball

Deputy Kimball was shot and killed when he an another officer went to a suspects home to arrested him for burglary. After making contact with the suspect, Deputy Kimball entered the cabin with him so the suspect could retrieve his hat. At that time, the suspect shot Deputy Kimball. Eight days later the suspect was shot and killed in a gun battle with three officers when he was located in a fish shack he had broken into in Holden.


  • Age 58
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

September 17, 2020

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