Police Officer S. C. "Pad" Zaner

Police Officer S. C. "Pad" Zaner

Anniston Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Friday, August 4, 1911

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S. C. "Pad" Zaner

Officer S.C. "Pad" Zaner was shot while investigating and trying to break up the illegal sale of liquor at the stable of a well-known citizen. He later died from his wounds.

The suspect was charged with Officer Zaner's murder but was acquitted at trial. Officer Zaner was survived by his wife.


  • Age 55
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Acquitted

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Rest in peace always knowing that your service will never, ever be forgotten as no passage of time will ever erase your sacrifice.

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

August 4, 2020

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