Deputy Sheriff John Snodgrass

Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office, Arizona
End of Watch: Friday, May  26, 1882

Deputy John Snodgrass was shot and killed by a man he had arrested near  Perkinsville.

Deputy Snodgrass had arrested a bar keeper and had taken  the man to appear before the local justice of the peace.  When he attempted to  disarm him, the prisoner pulled a gun and shot Deputy Snodgrass in the abdomen.  Deputy Snodgrass died the next day.