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Milam County Sheriff's Office Agency Patch
Resided: TX, USA
Born: Unk  
Fallen: Oct. 29, 1930
Race/Sex: Caucasian Male / 30 yrs. of age
Agency
Dept: Milam County Sheriff's Office
TX   USA
Dept. Type: County/Police
Hero's Rank: Chief Deputy
Sworn Date: Unk
FBI Class: Homicide - Gun
Weapon Class: Firearm
On The Job: 8 years
Bio: Not Available
Fatal Incident Summary
Offender: No Info
Location: TX   USA   Wed. Oct. 29, 1930
Summary: Chief Deputy Pope and Special Officer Jack Dunman, of the Santa Fe Railroad Police Department, were shot and killed while investigating the burglary of a freight depot. The two officers and a third officer went to a man's home to question him about the burglary. While at the home the man opened fire, striking Chief Deputy Pope in the abdomen and Officer Robinson in the neck, killing them both. The suspect then shot at the third deputy, wounding him. Responding officers arrived on the scene and exchanged gunfire with the suspect, who then committed suicide.

Chief Deputy Pope had been with the agency for eight years and was survived by his wife and three children.

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