Patrolman Paul Ethan Small

Patrolman Paul Ethan Small

Oneonta Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Tuesday, May 8, 1973

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Paul Ethan Small

Patrolman Ethan Small died when he suffered a heart attack immediately after scuffling with a suspect being arrested for public intoxication.

Patrolman Small was survived by his wife and sons.


  • Age 60
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Not available

alcohol violation, arrest attempt

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Patrolman Small,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Oneonta. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

May 8, 2023

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