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Chief of Police David Albert McCutchen, Sr. | Tybee Island Police Department, Georgia Tybee Island Police Department, Georgia

Chief of Police

David Albert McCutchen, Sr.

Tybee Island Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch: Wednesday, April 10, 1963

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # 1

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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Chief David McCutchen was shot and killed while checking on a residence for a possible burglary in progress. He was shot by the homeowner, who had returned home early from vacation. The homeowner had mistaken the chief as a burglar and was not charged in connection with his death.

Chief McCutchen was survived by his wife and two children.

Chief McCutchen was a gradate of the FBI National Academy.

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I worked for his son David (Jr) in Tybee Island Police, Chief McCutchen was the best supervisor and person I ever worked for in my 20 years as a police officer

John Esposito (Ret. Chief)
PWC Park PD
June 2, 2016

 

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