Night Policeman George Loper

Night Policeman George Loper

Pauls Valley Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch Monday, May 27, 1935

George Loper

Policeman Loper was shot and killed while on his beat. A vehicle pulled up to him and the occupants called him over. When he approached the occupants opened fire, killing him. The following week the same four suspects, two men and two women, robbed a bank and shot and killed Deputy James Wilson of the Grady County Sheriff's Department.

The two men were convicted of murder and executed in the electric chair June 10, 1937.

Policeman Loper had been with the agency for three weeks and was survived by his wife and child.

Bio

  • Age 40
  • Tour 4 weeks
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Executed in 1937

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas

May 27, 2015

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