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Marshal James A. Houser | North Chattanooga Police Department, Tennessee North Chattanooga Police Department, Tennessee


James A. Houser

North Chattanooga Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch: Tuesday, June 11, 1929

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 63

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Shotgun; 16 gauge

Offender: Arrested

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Marshal Houser was shot and killed as he and another marshal responded to reports of an intoxicated man brandishing a shotgun. As the marshals walked to the man's home the suspect suddenly ran out and shot Marshal Houser in the chest and stomach with a shotgun. The man was arrested by the other marshal.

Marshal House was survived by his wife.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
June 15, 2015


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