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Police Officer Hoyt Holder | Anniston Police Department, Alabama Anniston Police Department, Alabama

Police Officer

Hoyt Holder

Anniston Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch: Sunday, May 22, 1938

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 42

Tour: 1 year, 6 months

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Paroled in 1948

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Officer Hoyt Holder was shot and killed by a murder suspect he attempted to arrest. Officer Holder was able to return fire wounding the suspect, who was later arrested and sentenced to life in prison. He was paroled on March 19, 1948.

Officer Holder had served with the agency for 19 months. He was survived by his wife, three children and four sisters.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
May 22, 2015


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