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Policeman Tinnian Register | Homerville Police Department, Georgia Homerville Police Department, Georgia

Policeman

Tinnian Register

Homerville Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch: Wednesday, June 10, 1964

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 51

Tour: 1 year, 2 months

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Shotgun; 12 gauge

Offender: Charged with murder

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Policeman Tinnian Register was shot and killed after stopping a vehicle for speeding in front of city hall at 2020 hours. He had been chasing the vehicle around the city until it stopped. He approached the suspect and attempted to give him a speeding ticket. When the suspect refused to take the ticket Policeman Register put it into the suspect's pocket. The suspect then produced a shotgun from the cab of the truck and shot Policeman Register in the back of the head.

Policeman Register had been with the agency for 14 months and was survived by his wife, daughter, and three sons.

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I LIVED NEXT DOOR TO MR Tinnian Register when I was a young boy.I remember Him his wife & son William.They were super nice people.My Mother told me Mr Register was not afraid of anything but was a Very good person.Prayers to all family & friends.

Don Hogan
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November 26, 2016

 

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