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Night Officer Charles Gibson | Newton Police Department, Texas Newton Police Department, Texas

Night Officer

Charles Gibson

Newton Police Department, Texas

End of Watch: Friday, October 18, 1940

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 52

Tour: 5 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Apprehended

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Night Officer Charles Gibson was shot and killed after interrupting a burglary at a local filling station. The suspect opened fire on Officer Gibson, mortally wounding him. The man escaped with stealing only 35-cents but was later apprehended.

Officer Gibson had served with the Newton Police Department for five years. He was survived by his wife and six children.

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