Marshal George Basore

Marshal George Basore

Franklin Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Tuesday, October 30, 1906

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George Basore

Marshal George Basore was shot and killed as he attempted to arrest a man wanted for several robberies.

The suspect was convicted of Marshal Basore's death and executed on July 19th, 1907.

Marshal Basore had served with the Franklin Police Department for 1-1/2 years. He was survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 52
  • Tour 1 year, 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Executed in 1907

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Ohio Attorney Generals Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Marshal George Basore of the Franklin Police Department, Ohio and the additional 63 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

October 30, 2020

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