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Special Policeman J. H. Crawford | Southern Railway Police Department, Railroad Police Southern Railway Police Department, Railroad Police

Special Policeman

J. H. Crawford

Southern Railway Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch: Sunday, February 16, 1908

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 40

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Location: Alabama

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Two shot and killed

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Policeman J.H. Crawford was shot and killed outside of Birmingham, Alabama, while confronting three men on a railroad track.

After being shot his body was placed on the railroad track, and was subsequently struck by a train. Two suspects were found dead a short distance away and it is believed Policeman Crawford shot them during the shootout.

Policeman Crawford had served with the Southern Railroad Police Department for several years.

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Rest in Peace Special Officer J.H. Crawford. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting America's steel roadways. 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 your murderers.

Amen

Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston,TX
February 16, 2016

 

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