Constable Victor Hugo Melick

Constable Victor Hugo Melick

Williams Police Department, Arizona

End of Watch Saturday, May 31, 1919

Victor Hugo Melick

Coconino County Constable Victor Melick was killed by a man he had just placed under arrest.

Marshal Melick had just told subject he was under arrest when the man drew a .38 caliber revolver and shot him three times. The subject was looking for another man who had caught him whipping a horse with a weighted quirt and had whipped him with it.

The subject was tracked down, arrested, convicted, and hung.

Bio

  • Age 51
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .38 caliber
  • Offender Hung

arrest

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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
Texas

May 31, 2015

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