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Policeman George Barnett | Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

Policeman

George Barnett

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Monday, November 28, 1910

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # 2118

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; Revolver

Offender: Shot and killed

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Policeman George Barnett was shot and killed while attempting to question a suspicious man he suspected of being involved in a burglary. Policeman Barnett, who was in plainclothes, approached the man and told him to take his hands out of his pockets. As the man complied he suddenly produced a revolver and shot Policeman Barnett.

Despite being mortally wounded, Policeman Barnett returned fire and shot and killed the suspect.

Policeman Barnett had been assigned to the 21st district.

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