Patrolman George Hoyle

Patrolman George Hoyle

Knoxville Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Sunday, September 21, 1890

George Hoyle

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.

Bio

  • Age 41
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .44 caliber
  • Offender Sentenced to 13 years

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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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