Officer Redden George Purdie

Officer Redden George Purdie

Shelbyville Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Tuesday, October 31, 1911

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Redden George Purdie

Officer Redden Purdie and Officer Charles Henry were shot and killed by a suspect they had arrested earlier in the day for drunk and disorderly conduct.

After posting bail the man swore vengeance on the officers who arrested him. Later that night he ambushed the officers and killed them both.

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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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REST IN PEACE MY FRIEND. YOU AND YOUR PARTNER ARE NOT FORGOTTEN.

RETIRED DETECTIVE FRANK DEMARCO
NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT

October 31, 2010

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