Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 6 months
Badge # Not available
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Offender: Sentenced to life
Patrolman Irvin Starling was shot and killed during a traffic stop of a man who had just beaten his wife moments earlier.
As he approached the driver's window the suspect shot him twice before fleeing. The suspect was apprehended a short distance away and sentenced to life.
Patrolman Starling had served with the Attalla Police Department for six months. He was survived by his wife, daughter, and two sons.