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Gastonia Police Department, NC

Gastonia Police Department


Gastonia Police Department, North Carolina

Patrolman James Edward "Red" English
Gastonia Police Department
EOW: Thursday, November 11, 1948
Cause: Gunfire

Gastonia Police Department, North Carolina

Patrolman Charlie Vestel Murphy
Gastonia Police Department
EOW: Tuesday, August 1, 1944
Cause: Heart attack

Gastonia Police Department, North Carolina

Patrolman Bryant Kirn Birt
Gastonia Police Department
EOW: Saturday, July 29, 1944
Cause: Automobile crash

Gastonia Police Department, North Carolina

Patrolman S. C. "Preacher" McKenzie
Gastonia Police Department
EOW: Wednesday, August 13, 1941
Cause: Automobile crash

Gastonia Police Department, North Carolina

Patrolman John Hazel Smith
Gastonia Police Department
EOW: Sunday, September 5, 1937
Cause: Vehicular assault

Gastonia Police Department, North Carolina

Chief of Police Orville Frank Aderholt
Gastonia Police Department
EOW: Saturday, June 8, 1929
Cause: Gunfire

Line of Duty Deaths: 6

Automobile crash: 2
Gunfire: 2
Heart attack: 1
Vehicular assault: 1

 

By Month

June: 1
July: 1
August: 2
September: 1
November: 1

 

By Gender

Male: 6
Female: 0

 

 
 
All 2017 Deaths