Sergeant David Hue Anthony, Sr.

Sergeant David Hue Anthony, Sr.

Hattiesburg Police Department, Mississippi

End of Watch Wednesday, May 23, 1973

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David Hue Anthony, Sr.

Sergeant Anthony was shot and killed as he and other officers responded to an alarm call. The location had sent out four false alarms earlier in the day. The responding officers were under the impression they were responding to a fifth false alarm and as Sergeant Anthony walked into the store he was shot.

The suspect was convicted of murder, kidnapping, and bank robbery and sentenced to life in prison. He was denied parole in March 2006.

Sergeant Anthony was a U.S Navy veteran of the Korean war.


  • Age 41
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Denied parole in 2006

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Sergeant Anthony your sacrifice will never be forgotten! Thank you for your dedicated service to The City of Hattiesburg and the citizens you were sworn to protect! Continue to rest in peace my fellow LE Brother!
"Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one's life for his friends." John 15:13

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of GOD." Matthew 5:9

Corporal Tony Dunn
Mississippi Highway Patrol, TroopD

May 23, 2016

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