Private Eugene Yoakum

Private Eugene Yoakum

Alexandria Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Sunday, September 27, 1964

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Eugene Yoakum

Private Eugene Yoakum was shot and killed while responding to a call of unknown trouble at an apartment complex at 2906 Seay Street.

The man who shot him was shot and killed by other officers.

Private Yoakum was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and had served with the Alexandria Police Department for 10 years. He was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 31
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Pvt. Yoakum,
On today, the 54th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-.not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the USMC. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Semper Fi Devil Dog!
A fellow LEO;former Marine

United States Border Patrol

September 27, 2018

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