Game Warden Joseph J. Powell

Game Warden Joseph J. Powell

Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources, Virginia

End of Watch Tuesday, December 16, 1924

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Joseph J. Powell

Game Warden Joseph Powell was shot and killed in Greensville County, one mile from Emporia, while attempting to arrest a man for hunting on a farm without permission and without a license.

He was found with two gunshot wounds to his abdomen.

A suspect was arrested at his home a short time later suffering a gunshot wound to his arm.


  • Age 55
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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


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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 87th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

December 16, 2011

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