Police Officer Felix Underwood

Police Officer Felix Underwood

Birmingham Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Sunday, October 7, 1973

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Felix Underwood

Officer Felix Underwood was shot and killed at the scene of a traffic accident. While attempting to investigate the traffic accident a emotionally disturbed person jumped in his car and shot him.

It was later discovered that the shooter had committed a murder prior to killing Officer Underwood. The shooter was remanded to a mental institution for 10 years.

Officer Underwood had previously served with the United States Navy and was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Not available
  • Offender Sentenced to 10 years in a mental instit

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Thank you for your service and know that your sacrifice will never be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

October 7, 2020

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