Patrolman Charles Benjamin Tune

Patrolman Charles Benjamin Tune

Gainesville Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, January 22, 1935

Charles Benjamin Tune

Patrolman Tune was accidentally shot and killed by a fellow officer while a group of officers talked about different hijackers they had heard about. As one of the officers enacted the story his .44 caliber pistol discharged and struck Patrolman Tune in the chest.
Patrolman Tune had been with the agency for eight years.


  • Age 54
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Accidental)

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Rest In Peace Brother in Blue. You are not forgotten.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

January 22, 2018

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