Officer Robert C. Ussery

Officer Robert C. Ussery

Montgomery Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Friday, July 21, 1978

Robert C. Ussery

Officer Robert Ussery was struck and killed by a drunk driver while making a traffic stop.

Officer Ussery was off-duty and had his family in his private vehicle with him when he stopped a car occupied by teenagers to give them a warning. An oncoming car struck Officer Ussery who was standing beside the stopped vehicle. The driver was charged with driving while intoxicated.

Officer Ussery was survived by his wife and three children.

Bio

  • Age 26
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Incident Date Saturday, July 1, 1978
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Not available

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My Mom was a Montgomery Police Officer and was pregnant with me at the time Officer Ussery was killed. I always remember my mom telling me what a good person "Bobby" was. I believe Officer Ussery was one of the reasons my little brother was named Robert when he was born in 1980.

Natalie Mills

March 26, 2014

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