Policeman Oscar Tolbert

Policeman Oscar Tolbert

Tallapoosa Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Friday, May 23, 1919

Oscar Tolbert

Policeman Tolbert was shot and killed while observing several people in a store he suspected of possessing illegal liquor. One of the men fired a rifle from within the store and bullet passed through the door and struck Policeman Tolbert.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Not available

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

May 23, 2015

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