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Chief of Police Joseph E. White | Rich Square Police Department, North Carolina Rich Square Police Department, North Carolina

Chief of Police

Joseph E. White

Rich Square Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch: Sunday, July 16, 2000

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 61

Tour: 30 years

Badge # 435

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Officer's handgun

Offender: Sentenced to life

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Chief Joseph White was shot and killed with his own .45 caliber service weapon while investigating a possible gas drive off at a local gas station. He was shot after stopping a vehicle wanted in connection with the incident. A suspect in the murder was arrested on May 1, 2003, in Louisiana.

On September 12, 2005, the suspect was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life in prison.

Chief White had been in law enforcement for 30 years, and is survived by his wife, several grown children, and several grandchildren.

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Rest In Peace Dad.

Cynthia White Moore
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February 11, 2016

 

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