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Officer Robert Quincy Tucker | Jacksonville Police Department, Florida Jacksonville Police Department, Florida

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Robert Quincy Tucker

Jacksonville Police Department, Florida

End of Watch: Wednesday, December 24, 1952

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 28

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Executed in 1955

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Officer Tucker was shot and killed while transporting a man to jail who was arrested for motor vehicle theft. The suspect suddenly produced a gun from beneath his shirt and shot the officer, killing him instantly. Another officer who was following Officer Tucker subdued the suspect when he fled from the patrol car and tried to get in another car that was stopped at a traffic light.

The suspect was convicted of Officer Tucker's murder and executed in the electric chair on April 18, 1955.

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