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Officer Charles S. Swinney | Dallas Police Department, Texas Dallas Police Department, Texas

Officer

Charles S. Swinney

Dallas Police Department, Texas

End of Watch: Sunday, June 21, 1925

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 52

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Sentenced to 5 years

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Officer Charles Swinney was shot and killed on Knox Street while patrolling the area's business district.

A struggle ensued when he confronted two suspicious men and one of the men shot him. Despite being mortally wounded, Officer Swinney was able to identify the suspects before dying. Both suspects were arrested. One was convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to five years.

Officer Swinney was survived by his wife.

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Officer Swinney,
On today, the 91st anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Dallas.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol
June 21, 2016

 

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