Deputy Sheriff Clint McConnell

Deputy Sheriff Clint McConnell

Decatur County Sheriff's Department, Iowa

End of Watch Friday, July 8, 1927

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Clint McConnell

Deputy McConnell succumbed to gunshot wounds received the previous day while attempting to arrest two bootleggers. Both suspects escaped.

In 1931 police discovered that one of the suspects had died in a Los Angeles, California, hospital of a stroke a few days before the discovery. The other suspect was captured in Albany, Missouri, June 25, 1941. He convinced the jury that his dead accomplice killed Deputy McConnell and was acquitted.


  • Age 50
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Thursday, July 7, 1927
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Apprehended

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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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