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Corporal Anderson Gordon, III | Montgomery Police Department, Alabama Montgomery Police Department, Alabama

Corporal

Anderson Gordon, III

Montgomery Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch: Wednesday, September 24, 1997

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 30

Tour: 8 years

Badge # 334

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Shot and wounded by other officers

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Corporal Anderson Gordon was shot and killed after being ambushed.

A bails bondman was chasing a bail jumper when the suspect's car crashed at an intersection and the suspect began to run. Corporal Gordon happened to be driving by the scene, not knowing what was happening when the suspect opened fire on his cruiser for no reason, striking and killing him. The suspect then hid nearby and shot at other responding officers before he was shot and wounded.

Corporal Gordon is survived by his two daughters and fiancée.

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Anderson was a classmate and good friend of mine. He is truly missed. My deepest sympathy to his family.

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February 11, 2017

 

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