Trooper James H. Tingle

Trooper James H. Tingle

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Mississippi Highway Patrol, Mississippi

End of Watch Thursday, September 7, 1950

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James H. Tingle

Trooper James Tingle succumbed to injuries sustained on August 31st, 1950, while conducting a traffic stop on Highway 49 in Bond, Mississippi.

He and his partner had stopped a vehicle and were ticketing the driver for having no driver's license. Trooper Tingle was standing between the stopped vehicle and his patrol car when another vehicle struck the back of the patrol car. Trooper Tingle suffered severe injuries when he was pinned between the two cars.

Trooper Tingle was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII. He had served with the Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol for just one month but had previously served the Philadelphia, Missssippi, Police Department. He is survived by his wife, daughter, parents, and several siblings.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 1 month
  • Badge 179
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Thursday, August 31, 1950

traffic stop

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Rest in peace Trooper Tingle.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

November 29, 2021

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