Deputy Sheriff James Lamers

Deputy Sheriff James Lamers

Clatsop County Sheriff's Office, Oregon

End of Watch Friday, December 30, 1898

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James Lamers

Deputy James Lamer and Sheriff Jack Williams were shot and killed while attempting to arrest a suspect.

The man opened fire on the officers. Sheriff Williams and Deputy Lamer were shot and killed. A Seaside constable was also shot and wounded but was able to return fire and killed the suspect.


  • Age 45
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

arrest attempt

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Thank you for serving our grateful County you and the sheriff will always be remembered. As a former cadet of this great agency we thank you.

Former officer Chris Paine

March 5, 2017

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