Officer J. A. Mansfield

Officer J. A. Mansfield

Tuscaloosa Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Wednesday, November 20, 1912

J. A. Mansfield

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.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Acquitted

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