Deputy Matthew Scott Chism

Photo of Deputy Matthew Scott Chism
End of Watch: Sun, Nov 2nd, 2014
Date of Incident: Sun, Nov 2nd, 2014
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Service Time: 1 year & 10 months
Age: 25


He is survived by his wife and one small child.


Deputy Sheriff Matthew Chism was shot and killed following a vehicle pursuit and foot chase in El Dorado Springs shortly after midnight.

He had attempted to stop the vehicle for driving with no headlights. The vehicle fled and Deputy Chism gave chase. In the area of Hickory Street and High Street, a passenger bailed from the vehicle and Deputy Chism pursued on foot. A struggle ensued and Deputy Chism and the subject were both shot. Deputy Chism was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his wounds. The subject was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the vehicle was located and arrested at a nearby house a short time later.

Information obtained from the Officer Down Memorial Page.


Cedar County Sheriff's Office Patch
202 South High Street
Stockton, Missouri 65785
(417) 276-5133


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