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Police Officer Henry L. Thompson | Birmingham Police Department, Alabama Birmingham Police Department, Alabama

Police Officer

Henry L. Thompson

Birmingham Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch: Monday, October 16, 1972

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Officer's handgun

Offender: Shot and killed

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Officer Thompson was shot and killed inside a bank while attempting to calm an irate customer. A struggle ensued between the two and the suspect gained control of Officer Thompson's service weapon. The suspect then shot and killed Officer Thompson.

Another officer entered the bank as the suspect attempted flee out of the back. The other officer shot and killed the suspect.

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You and Aunt Lucy are together again Uncle Henry.

Michael Anthony
Nephew
February 13, 2013

 

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