Patrolman Charlie G. Pearce

Patrolman Charlie G. Pearce

Attalla Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Saturday, April 2, 1955

Charlie G. Pearce

Patrolman Charlie Pearce was killed in an accident when he was assaulted while transporting a prisoner to jail.

He had just arrested the man for public intoxication and placed him in the rear of the cruiser, which did not have a cage. During the driver to jail the man reached around and grabbed Patrolman Pearce around the neck, causing the cruiser to strike a tree. Both Patrolman Pearce and the suspect were killed.

Patrolman Pearce had served with the agency for 10 years.

Bio

  • Age 56
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Killed in accident

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