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Patrolman John W. Causey | Memphis Police Department, Tennessee Memphis Police Department, Tennessee


John W. Causey

Memphis Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch: Tuesday, December 31, 1861

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: 11 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Stabbed

Weapon: Edged weapon; Knife

Offender: Not available

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Patrolman Causey was stabbed to death by a man he was attempting to arrest.

Patrolman Causey was walking his patrol beat and entered a barber shop on Main Street at Gayosa Street, when he noticed a suspect who had escaped three weeks earlier. He asked the suspect to step outside. Patrolman Causey was questioning the suspect when the suspect pulled out a knife and stabbed Patrolman Causey in the heart, killing him

Patrolman Causey had served with the Memphis Police Department for 11 years.

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Patrolman Causey,
On today, the 155th anniversary of your death, I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Memphis.


United States Border Patrol
December 31, 2016


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