Police Officer Howard Eugene Waldrop

Police Officer Howard Eugene Waldrop

Buford Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Saturday, July 9, 1960

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Howard Eugene Waldrop

Police Officer Howard Waldrop was shot and killed by one of two men when he interrupted a burglary in progress at the Buford American Legion Post. The suspects escaped and were never apprehended.

Officer Waldrop was a United States Air Force veteran.


  • Age 26
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender At large


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Thank you for your service, both military and police, and please know that your sacrifice will always be remembered. Rest in peace always

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

July 9, 2020

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