Police Officer Ephraim Hibler

Photo of Police Officer Ephraim Hibler
End of Watch: Sun, May 26th, 1850
Date of Incident: Sat, May 25th, 1850
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Service Time: Not Known
Age: 25


His wife.


Police Officer Ephraim Hibler was shot and killed by one of two men he had arrested for vagrancy.

The subject grabbed another officer's gun and opened fire, killing Officer Hibler.

Both men were convicted of Officer Hibler's murder and sentenced to death on September 24th, 1850.

Information obtained from the Officer Down Memorial Page.


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