Assistant Chief of Police Hugh Dorsey Stancil

Assistant Chief of Police Hugh Dorsey Stancil

Buford Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Saturday, March 23, 1968

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Hugh Dorsey Stancil

Assistant Chief of Police Hugh Stancil and Chief of Police Grady Dacus were killed in an automobile crash while involved in a high-speed pursuit.

Assistant Chief Stancil had served with the agency for 2 years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 37
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

vehicle pursuit

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


United States Border Patrol

March 23, 2018

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