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Detective Green B. Hamby | Salt Lake City Police Department, Utah Salt Lake City Police Department, Utah

Detective

Green B. Hamby

Salt Lake City Police Department, Utah

End of Watch: Tuesday, February 8, 1921

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 50

Tour: 5 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 2/8/1921

Weapon: Handgun

Suspect: Shot and killed

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Detective Hamby was shot and killed by a suspect wanted for murder and safe-cracking. The suspect had also been responsible for the beating and robbery of another officer earlier in the night when the officer responded to a burglary call at a department store. The suspect was shot and killed by other officers.
Detective Hamby had been with the agency for five years and had also served as Chief of Police in Boise, Idaho. He was survived by his wife and three children, one of whom also served as a Patrolman with the Salt Lake City Police Department.

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Det. Hamby,
On today, the 92nd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Salt Lake City.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
U.S. Border Patrol
February 8, 2013

 

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