Patrolman Charles Benjamin Tune

Patrolman Charles Benjamin Tune

Gainesville Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Wednesday, January 23, 1935

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Charles Benjamin Tune

Patrolman Charles 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 served with the Gainesville Police Department for eight years.


  • Age 54
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)

accidental discharge

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Rest in peace Patrolman Tune.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

January 28, 2021

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