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Corporal Joe R. Massey | Greensboro Police Department, North Carolina Greensboro Police Department, North Carolina


Joe R. Massey

Greensboro Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch: Sunday, May 31, 1959

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 42

Tour: 12 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Sentenced to life

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Corporal Joe Massey was shot and killed in an act of revenge by a man whom he had written a ticket earlier in the evening. Corporal Massey was sitting in a service station, completing paperwork, when the man shot him six times.

The 31-year-old suspect was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
May 31, 2015


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