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Sergeant Orrel L. Manuel, Jr. | Vincennes Police Department, Indiana Vincennes Police Department, Indiana

Sergeant

Orrel L. Manuel, Jr.

Vincennes Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch: Wednesday, January 18, 1961

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 31

Tour: 5 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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Sergeant Orrel Manuel was shot and killed while investigating a hit-and-run incident. The suspect in the shooting was also a police officer who was off duty and intoxicated when he pulled his gun and fired at officers. A single shot struck Sergeant Manual, killing him, but the bullet passed through his body and struck another officer, critically injuring him.

Sergeant Manuel had served with the Vincennes Police Department for five years.

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Rest in Peace, Sergeant Manuel. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169
April 6, 2013

 

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