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Officer John F. Suggs | Montgomery Police Department, Alabama Montgomery Police Department, Alabama

Officer

John F. Suggs

Montgomery Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch: Saturday, February 15, 1896

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Lynched by citizens

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Officer John Suggs was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man for beating his wife.

The suspect was arrested by officers but was then forcibly taken from the officers by angry citizens and hanged.

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Officer Suggs,
On today, the 115th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Montgomery.

R.I.P.
USBP

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February 15, 2011

 

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