Night Marshal Jacob A. “Jake” Kipper

Night Marshal Jacob A. “Jake” Kipper

Rocky Ford Police Department, Colorado

  • Age: 41
  • Tour: 2 years
  • End of Watch: July 4, 1911
  • Chair Delivery: September 25, 2019

Night Marshal Kipper and City Marshal Craig were shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man at the scene of a family disturbance.  While attempting to arrest the man, the family began fighting with the marshals and the man was able to get control of Marshal Craigs pistol and fatally shot both Marshals.