Iowa Department of Public Safety Public Information Bureau

DPS Main Page

Annual Report

Contact Us

General Information

Press Releases

Press Release Archives

Recognition Awards

Search WWW Search DPS Website
City Marshal Robert C. Coulter

City Marshal Robert C. Coulter of the Farmington Police Department was shot and mortally wounded by a man he attempted to arrest on a warrant for disturbing the peace.

After the suspect shot Marshal Coulter twice in the stomach, he ran up the street and shot and killed the local justice of the peace. A mob of angry citizens shot and killed the suspect. Marshal Coulter died two days later.

E.O.W. December 21, 1902

Click here to view Memorial on the Officer Down Memorial Pages

Click here to sign up for email notifications
Created: 02-07-2006
Last Updated: 10-09-2006 (JLR)