Rural Police Officer George A. Davis

Rural Police Officer George A. Davis

Marion County Sheriff's Department, South Carolina

End of Watch Monday, September 2, 1918

George A. Davis

Rural Police Officer George Davis was shot and killed by a man he attempted to arrest for stealing hogs.

Two days later the suspect shot and killed his wife and then himself as a posse surrounded a home where the couple had barricaded themselves in Florence County.


  • Age 49
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Committed suicide

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I hope one day to shake your hand and give you a big hug....although we have never formally met , ...I Love You !!....your great grandson, Bruce

Phillip Bruce Davis
Great Grandson

December 25, 2015

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