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Police Officer George C. Kimball | Detroit Police Department, Michigan Detroit Police Department, Michigan

Police Officer

George C. Kimball

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch: Friday, October 5, 1883

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 45

Tour: 7 years

Badge # 78

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: No charges ever filed

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Officer Kimball was shot and killed near the intersection of Beaubien and Jefferson while walking his beat. He was shot when he encountered a group of men and prostitutes at the intersection. Several suspects were brought in for questioning but no one was ever charged with Officer Kimball's murder.

Officer Kimball had served with the Detroit Police Department for 7 years and was survived by his wife and three children.

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Officer Kimball,
On today, the 133rd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Detroit. and to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol
October 5, 2016


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