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Merchant Policeman L. O. Miami Police Department, Oklahoma

Merchant Policeman

L. O. "Jack" Dunaway

Miami Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch: Tuesday, June 12, 1934

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 33

Tour: 6 months

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 6/12/1934

Weapon: Handgun

Suspect: Shot and killed

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Policeman Jack Dunaway was shot and killed as he and two other officers investigated three suspicious men sitting in a car. The three officers surrounded the car and asked what the men were doing. The three men inside opened fire, killing Policeman Dunaway. Two of the suspects were killed in the return gunfire.

Policeman Dunaway had served with the Miami Police Department for only 6 months and was survived by his wife and two children.

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JACK Dunaway was my grandfather that I never knew because he was killed in 1934 and I would like to know more about him. If there is anybody that can help me find out more I would be most grateful.

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Jack Dunaway
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January 4, 2013

 

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