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Chief of Police Porter White | Evarts Police Department, Kentucky Evarts Police Department, Kentucky

Chief of Police

Porter White

Evarts Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch: Friday, May 30, 1924

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 23

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Charged with murder

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Police Chief Porter White was shot and killed while questioning several men who had come into town.

The men were waiting in line at a fortune telling tent when Chief Porter asked where they were from. Moments later one of the men opened fire on Chief White without any further provocation, fatally wounding him.

The man was arrested and charged with his murder.

Chief White was survived by his wife.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
May 30, 2015


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