Police Officer Harry Thomas Shipley

Police Officer Harry Thomas Shipley

Chattanooga Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Sunday, October 4, 1953

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Harry Thomas Shipley

Police Officer Harry Shipley was struck by a vehicle and killed while investigating a traffic violation.

Officer Shipley's cousin, Detective Clyde Shipley, was killed in the line of duty on December 26, 1939, while also serving with the Chattanooga Police Department.

Officer Shipley was survived by his wife, son, and by his four siblings.


  • Age 47
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 630

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

traffic stop

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Officer Shipley,
On today, the 65th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Chattanooga. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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October 4, 2018

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