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.

Bio

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

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Rest in peace sir. Your pride and tradition is still being carried on by those who only knew your name and history.

Captain Brett Yoakum
Southaven (MS) Police Department

September 29, 2019

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