Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 1 year
Badge # Not available
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Offender: Sentenced to 45 years
Patrolman George Raffield was working undercover in a local high school when he was murdered by two students from whom he had just purchased marijuana. The suspect murdered him because he thought he was a police officer.
The suspect was tried as an adult, convicted of murder, and sentenced to 45 years in prison. The second suspect accepted a plea bargain as a result of his testimony against the shooter.
Patrolman Raffield had served with the Midlothian Police Department for one year. He was survived by his parents and sister.