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Special Officer Charles Burvel Graves | Louisville and Nashville Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police Louisville and Nashville Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

Special Officer

Charles Burvel Graves

Louisville and Nashville Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch: Friday, November 18, 1932

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 52

Tour: 14 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Location: Alabama

Incident Date: 11/17/1932

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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Special Officer Charles Graves succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained the previous day several miles south of Calera, Alabama, while attempting to arrest several hobos.

He was shot once in the chest and in one leg. He was transported to St. Vincent's Hospital where he succumbed to his wounds early the next morning.

Officer Graves had served with the Louisville and Nashville Railroad Police for 14 years. He had previously served with the Cullman Police Department and as the elected sheriff or Cullman County. He was survived by his wife, son, and three daughters.

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Officer Graves,
On today, the 84th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice as a Law Enforcement Officer.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol
November 18, 2016

 

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