Deputy Sheriff Howard C. McCallum

Deputy Sheriff Howard C. McCallum

Otoe County Sheriff's Department, Nebraska

End of Watch Wednesday, November 12, 1930

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Howard C. McCallum

Deputy McCallum was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a burglary suspect. The suspect had been summonsed to the county courthouse. When he was told he was going to be arrested the man pulled out a revolver and fled. Deputy McCallum was shot and killed just outside of the courthouse as he chased the man. The county sheriff shot and killed the suspect after a short foot chase.

Deputy McCallum was survived by his wife and six children.


  • Age 41
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Revolver
  • Offender Not available

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Deputy Sheriff McCallum,
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 Otoe County.


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November 12, 2020

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