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May 2013

Deputy Sheriff McParlin: A History Lesson

Life was different back in 1918. There were no smart phones, no V6 engines, no television – and when Deputy Sheriff Lawrence McParlin attempted to serve a witness summons on a Washington, D.C., man on May 21 that year, there were no police radios or computer databases to warn him the man was wanted for murder in South Carolina. The man shot and killed Deputy Sheriff McParlin and a D.C.

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