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Officer T. Walter Berrey | Montgomery Police Department, Alabama Montgomery Police Department, Alabama

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T. Walter Berrey

Montgomery Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch: Wednesday, October 5, 1910

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 35

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Executed in 1913

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Officer Berrey, a mounted officer, was killed as he answered a domestic dispute call. As Officer Berrey and his partner approached the scene, they were fired upon by a male suspect. Both officers were shot and wounded. Before succumbing to his injuries, Officer Berrey managed to return fire, seriously wounding the suspect.

The suspect was apprehended shortly after and sentenced to death. He was executed by hanging on April 4th, 1913.

Officer Berrey was survived by his wife and three young children.

Officer Berrey's brother, Officer George Berrey, was shot and killed in the line of duty on October 19th, 1919, while also serving with the Montgomery Police Department.

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Officer George Luther Berrey
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End of Watch: Sunday, October 19, 1919
Cause: Gunfire

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Though my generation nor my father's ever had the pleasure of your love. Your still a hero as we're your brother and nephew and will never be forgotten.

Anna Berrey
great great niece
September 3, 2015

 

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