Patrol Wagon Driver George Kent

Patrol Wagon Driver George Kent

Scranton Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Saturday, July 30, 1910

George Kent

Officer Kent was shot and killed after he and other officers responded to a call from the homeowner reporting that a group of people were attempting to blow-up his house. When the officers arrived, the homeowner opened fire on them with a rifle, killing Officer Kent. The other officers returned fire killing the suspect.

Bio

  • Age 24
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Officer Kent,
On today, the 103rd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Scranton.

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

July 30, 2013

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