Policeman Arthur Gurley

Policeman Arthur Gurley

Lexington Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Friday, August 6, 1954

Arthur Gurley

Policeman Gurley was shot and killed on election day by a candidate who had just lost his bid for the office of sheriff. The suspect and his brother fled the scene but were arrested after being wounded during a massive manhunt.

Bio

  • Age 50
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 59th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

February 1, 2013

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