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Police Officer J. W. Dashwood | Anniston Police Department, Alabama Anniston Police Department, Alabama

Police Officer

J. W. Dashwood

Anniston Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch: Saturday, September 12, 1914

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Executed in 1915

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Officer J.W. Dashwood and Officer Will Dillard were shot and killed while raiding an illegal liquor establishment. They were shot as they walked up the front steps to the home.

The suspect fled after firing the shots but was apprehended a short time later. He was convicted of both murders and hanged on June 25, 1915.

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