Sergeant Hoskie Allen Gene

Sergeant Hoskie Allen Gene

Navajo Division of Public Safety, Tribal Police

End of Watch Saturday, January 6, 1996

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Hoskie Allen Gene

Sergeant Hoskie Gene was killed after responding to a call of breaking and entering at a local store.

Sergeant Gene discovered two men fleeing on foot and gave chase. A struggle ensued, and Sergeant Gene was strangled by one suspect as the second suspect beat him with a flashlight. Sergeant Gene died of the strangulation. The two suspects stole his patrol car, gun, and ammunition. Another unit was dispatched to check on him and discovered his body around 1:30 am along Arizona Route 98.

The two suspects were apprehended the next day after crashing the patrol car.

Sergeant Gene had served with the Navajo Division of Public Safety for 3 years and was assigned to the Kayenta District. He is survived by his five children and seven grandchildren.


  • Age 36
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 578

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Location Arizona
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Two suspects apprehended


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