Officer Stuart Jackson Edwards

Officer Stuart Jackson Edwards

Emporia Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Saturday, October 27, 1956

Stuart Jackson Edwards

Officer Edwards was shot and killed after he stopped a vehicle for having a loud muffler. As he and another officer attempted to arrest one of the occupants they were attacked by the other occupants. During the ensuing shootout Officer Edwards and one of the suspects were fatally wounded and two other officers were wounded. None of the other suspects were charged in connection with his death.


  • Age 25
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender One shot and killed

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