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Patrolman George Hoyle | Knoxville Police Department, Tennessee Knoxville Police Department, Tennessee

Patrolman

George Hoyle

Knoxville Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch: Sunday, September 21, 1890

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 41

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; .44 caliber

Offender: Sentenced to 13 years

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Patrolman Hoyle was shot and killed while arresting a drunk man. The suspect broke free, produced a pistol, and shot Patrolman Hoyle.

The 21-year-old suspect was convicted of second degree murder and sentenced to 13 years in prison.

Patrolman Hoyle was survived by his wife.

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Patrolman Hoyle,
On today, the 121st anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Knoxville.

R.I.P.
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September 21, 2011

 

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