Sheriff Eugene W. Mooney

Sheriff Eugene W. Mooney

Baxter County Sheriff's Office, Arkansas

End of Watch Saturday, October 5, 1907

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Eugene W. Mooney

Sheriff Eugene Mooney was accidentally shot and killed when his service weapon fell from its holster and discharged.

He was returning an escaped prisoner to Baxter County from Oklahoma. As the train they were on pulled into the depot at Holdenville, Oklahoma, Sheriff Mooney leaned over to look onto the platform, at which time the accident occurred.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge SHERIFF

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)
  • Location Oklahoma

accidental discharge, transport

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No passage of time will ever erase your memory, service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

October 5, 2020

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