Policeman Dave Rees

Policeman Dave Rees

Jerome Police Department, Arizona

End of Watch Monday, May 22, 1933

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Dave Rees

Policeman Dave Rees was shot and killed while on patrol.

His body was found face down at Nevada Cafe with a single gunshot wound to the abdomen. No motive or suspect was ever identified.

Policeman Rees was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 53
  • Tour 16 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

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In the 1930's, Jerome was a hard town. We salute the service of Policeman Dave Reese, who gave his life so others could live in peace.

Stan Jefferson
Citizen of Arizona

May 22, 2018

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