City Marshal William B. Lockett

City Marshal William B. Lockett

Bartlesville Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch Wednesday, June 7, 1922

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William B. Lockett

City Marshal William Lockett was shot and killed while following three suspicious men.

Marshal Lockett observed three men get out of a vehicle near Pritchard’s Garage, which had been burglarized several times recently.

He followed the men and shortly witnesses heard a man yell "you've been following us long enough," then heard two shots. Marshal Lockett fired two shots from his rifle at his assailants before being fatally shot.


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  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .38 caliber
  • Offender Not available

suspicious person

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City Marshal Lockett,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Bartlesville.


United States Border Patrol

June 7, 2022

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