Special Officer Marion Francis Marshall

Special Officer Marion Francis Marshall

Lincoln Police Department, Nebraska

End of Watch Friday, September 9, 1932

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Marion Francis Marshall

Special Officer Marshall succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained two days earlier while patrolling the downtown business district following a series of burglaries. As he approached a suspicious person in an alley near the Governors Mansion he was shot in the abdomen. The suspect was apprehended and convicted of manslaughter.

Special Officer Marshall was a U.S Marine Corps veteran of WWI and served with the Lincoln Police Department for 11 months.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 11 months
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Wednesday, September 7, 1932
  • Weapon Handgun; .32 caliber
  • Offender Convicted of manslaughter

investigation, suspicious person

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Officer Marshall,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the USMC during World War I. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Semper Fi Devil Dog!
A fellow LEO;former Marine

United States Border Patrol

September 9, 2022

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