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Chief of Police Opal J. Hughes | Alexandria Police Department, Indiana Alexandria Police Department, Indiana

Chief of Police

Opal J. Hughes

Alexandria Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch: Thursday, February 17, 1927

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 32

Tour: 1 year

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Killed

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Chief Opal Hughes was shot and killed while attempting to serve a warrant as a result of a domestic incident.

The suspect opened fire after the officers discovered a still inside the home. The following day, the offender responsible for Chief Hughes' murder was killed in town.

Chief Hughes had served with the Alexandria Police Department for one year. He was survived by his wife.

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