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U.S. Game Agent Edward Bradford Whitehead | United States Department of the Interior - Fish and Wildlife Service - Division of Refuge Law Enforcement, U.S. Government United States Department of the Interior - Fish and Wildlife Service - Division of Refuge Law Enforcement, U.S. Government

U.S. Game Agent

Edward Bradford Whitehead

United States Department of the Interior - Fish and Wildlife Service - Division of Refuge Law Enforcement, U.S. Government

End of Watch: Monday, December 10, 1934

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 41

Tour: 15 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Location: Georgia

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Shot and killed

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Game Agent Edward Whitehead was shot and killed near Savannah, Georgia, by a prisoner whom he had arrested after inspecting the man's game bag of ducks.

As the two returned to Savannah the suspect shot him. The man fled but was shot and killed by county police within an hour.

Agent Whitehead had served with the United States Fish and Wildlife Service for 15 years. He was survived by his wife.

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 77th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, PPD, eow 4/24/05
December 10, 2011

 

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