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Officer Redden George Purdie | Shelbyville Police Department, Tennessee Shelbyville Police Department, Tennessee

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Redden George Purdie

Shelbyville Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch: Tuesday, October 31, 1911

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Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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Officer Redden Purdie and Officer Charles Henry were shot and killed by a suspect they had arrested earlier in the day for drunk and disorderly conduct.

After posting bail the man swore vengeance on the officers who arrested him. Later that night he ambushed the officers and killed them both.

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Officer Charles Armstrong Henry
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End of Watch: Tuesday, October 31, 1911
Cause: Gunfire

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REST IN PEACE MY FRIEND. YOU AND YOUR PARTNER ARE NOT FORGOTTEN.

RETIRED DETECTIVE FRANK DEMARCO
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