Patrolman James Green

Patrolman James Green

Rock Island Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Sunday, October 15, 1922

James Green

Patrolman James Green and Patrolman Edward Miner were shot and killed after being ambushed.

Four officers had responded to the home of a man who was reported to be intoxicated. Upon entering the house they found that they were in an ambush. The suspect had placed a lamp in the middle of the room and hid in the shadows. When the four officers entered he opened fire with a shotgun, fatally wounding Patrolman Green and Patrolman Miner. The other two officers returned fire, killing the suspect.

Patrolman Green had served with the Rock Island Police Department for three years.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Patrolman Green,
On today, the 95th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you to you and your Partner for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Rock Island. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
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October 15, 2017

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