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Officer John A. Ogletree
Jun 11, 2021

Officer Ogletree was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man for firing a gun in public. Officer Ogletree confronted the man and ordered him to drop the gun. The man instead opened fire, striking Officer Ogletree in the chest.

Despite being mortally wounded, Officer Olgetree was able to make it to the steps of a local saloon. He returned fire but missed the suspect. He was then taken to the St. Joseph Infirmary, where he succumbed to his wounds.

The suspect was eventually arrested and sentenced to death by hanging.

Officer Ogletree was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 36
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available


  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun; 12 gauge
  • Offender Executed

100 N Forest Park Blvd, Suite 200
Fort Worth, TX 76102

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