Constable Jacob H. Baughman

Photo of Constable Jacob H. Baughman
End of Watch: Fri, Jul 21st, 1871
Date of Incident: Thu, Jul 20th, 1871
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Service Time: Not Known
Age: 59


Constable Baughman was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man who was encroaching on land and water rights of another man. Constable Baughman managed to return fire killing the suspect.

Information obtained from the Officer Down Memorial Page.


Greene County Sheriff's Office Patch
1010 N Boonville Avenue
Springfield, Missouri 65802
(417) 868-4040


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