Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 1 month
Badge # 310
Incident Date: 12/21/1975
Weapon: Officer's handgun
Suspect: Sentenced to life
Patrolman John Hussey was shot and killed after being abducted and handcuffed to a tree.
The subject shot him with his own service weapon three times. The man was apprehended and sentenced to life in prison with no possibility of parole. He escaped from prison in the mid-1980s but was later recaptured after being profiled on the television show "America's Most Wanted."
Patrolman Hussey had only served with the Springdale Police Department for six weeks. He was survived by his wife.