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Police Officer Maylond Thompson Bishop, Jr. | Guntersville Police Department, Alabama Guntersville Police Department, Alabama

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Maylond Thompson Bishop, Jr.

Guntersville Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch: Friday, January 1, 2010

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 63

Tour: 5 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 7/16/1993

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Sentenced to 70 years

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Police Officer Tommy Bishop succumbed to complications of a gunshot wound sustained 16 years earlier while responding to a domestic disturbance in which a man shot his wife. Officer Bishop was struck by one round below his vest, which hit his spine. The wound caused him to be paralyzed from the waist down.

He continued to suffer severe medical complications before passing away on January 1st, 2010.

The suspect was sentenced to 70 years in prison for the initial shooting.

Officer Bishop had served with the Guntersville Police Department for five years and had previously served with the Marshall County Sheriff's Office. He is buried in Arab Cemetery, Arab, Marshall County, Alabama.

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RIP Officer M. T. (Tommy) Bishop, Jr. Thank You for Your Service & Sacrifice

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends, and Co-Workers.

I also Pray that the hounds of hell forever gnaw at the flesh of the person responsible for your injuries and death.

Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston,TX
January 1, 2016


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