Officer George W. Poor

Officer George W. Poor

King County Sheriff's Office, Washington

End of Watch Sunday, July 26, 1891

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George W. Poor

Officer Poor was shot and killed in the town of Sedro Wooley in Skagit County while assisting a United States Customs agent with the investigation of illegal Chinese immigrants. The two officers were walking the group of Chinese back to town when there were ambushed by other Customs agents in a case of mistaken identify. Officer Poor was shot and killed.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice is one that will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 26, 2020

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