Sergeant Orville E. Quinnette

Sergeant Orville E. Quinnette

Indianapolis Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch Wednesday, December 18, 1935

Orville E. Quinnette

Sergeant Orville Quinnette was shot and killed by two holdup men during a shootout on North Park Avenue.

Both suspects were later arrested and sentenced to life in prison.

Sergeant Quinnette had served with the Indianapolis Police Department for five years. He was survived by his wife, mother, sister and two brothers.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Both sentenced to life

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