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Officer J. A. Mansfield | Tuscaloosa Police Department, Alabama Tuscaloosa Police Department, Alabama

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J. A. Mansfield

Tuscaloosa Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch: Wednesday, November 20, 1912

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: 2 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Acquitted

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Officer Mansfield was shot and killed by the brother of a fellow officer who was upset with the officer. The suspect was tried and acquitted for the murder.

On August 30, 1914, the same suspect shot and killed Officer Wil Thrower under similar circumstances. The suspect was convicted of Officer Thrower's murder.

Officer Mansfield had served with the agency for 2 years. He was survived by his wife.

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