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Patrolman Charles Washington | Ardmore Police Department, Oklahoma Ardmore Police Department, Oklahoma


Charles Washington

Ardmore Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch: Wednesday, April 30, 1958

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 49

Tour: 1 year, 2 months

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 4/28/1958

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Sentenced to life

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Patrolman Charles Washington was shot and killed by a 69 year-old man he had instructed to go home earlier in the evening. The suspect instead returned with several guns and shot and killed Patrolman Washington.

The suspect was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life in prison November 24, 1958.

Patrolman Washington had served for just over one year.

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Sgt. T. J. Jones
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April 30, 2014


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