Patrolman Lon D. Muxlow

Patrolman Lon D. Muxlow

Guthrie Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch Sunday, September 7, 1913

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Lon D. Muxlow

Patrolman Lon Muxlow and Patrolman Isaac Caldwell were shot and killed while attempting to arrest a bar owner for a liquor violation. The man had repeatedly sold illegal bootleg at his parlor on Vilas Street between First and Second Streets. As the officers attempted to arrest him he produced a .38 caliber revolver and shot both officers in the head.

The shooter was arrested and convicted of manslaughter, but was later pardoned.

Patrolman Muxlow is buried in Summit View Cemetery, Gutherie, Oklahoma.

Bio

  • Age 41
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .38 caliber
  • Offender Not available

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No passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

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

September 7, 2020

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