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Patrol Wagon Driver George Kent | Scranton Police Department, Pennsylvania Scranton Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrol Wagon Driver

George Kent

Scranton Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Saturday, July 30, 1910

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 24

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Rifle

Offender: Shot and killed

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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.

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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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