Senior Patrolman James David Lamb

Senior Patrolman James David Lamb

St. Charles Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Saturday, December 6, 1913

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James David Lamb

Patrolman Lamb and Patrolman John Blair were shot and killed while attempting to arrest three gamblers who they had previously told to leave town. In an exchange of gunfire Patrolman Lamb killed one of the suspects. A posse overtook and captured the other two a short time later ten miles east of St. Charles City.

Patrolman Lamb had been with the agency for 20 years.


  • Age 46
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender One shot and killed; Two apprehended

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Sr. Patrolman Lamb,
On today, the 104th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you to you and your Partner for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of St. Charles.


United States Border Patrol

December 6, 2017

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