Deputy Sheriff Robert Lockwood

Deputy Sheriff Robert Lockwood

Grant County Sheriff's Office, Oregon

End of Watch Sunday, July 8, 1888

Robert Lockwood

Deputy Sheriff Robert Lockwood was shot and killed during an escape attempt from the Grant County Jail.

As he opened the cell door of a prisoner he was shot in the head by a second prisoner. The prisoner was able to obtain a gun from the jail office because he was not normally confined to a cell.

The man was arrested, convicted of the murder, and later hung.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Executed

escape attempt

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

July 15, 2015

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