Chief of Police James N. Littlepage

Chief of Police James N. Littlepage

Austin Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, October 9, 1928

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James N. Littlepage

Chief Littlepage was shot and killed while trying to stop a man who had just murdered two women with a shotgun and was on a shooting spree in town. As Chief Littlepage cut off the suspect's escape he was shot twice in the abdomen. The suspect fled to a house where he killed another citizen before committing suicide.


  • Age 67
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Committed suicide

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Chief Littlepage,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Austin. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

October 9, 2018

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