Patrolman Samuel C. Hickey

Patrolman Samuel C. Hickey

Knoxville Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Monday, June 1, 1914

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Samuel C. Hickey

Patrolman Samuel Hickey was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a suspect for assault. The suspect was apprehended and sentenced to death. The Tennessee Supreme Court ordered a new trial and he was sentenced to life.

Patrolman Hickey had served with the Knoxville Police Department for three years. He was survived by his wife, child, and brother.


  • Age 45
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Sunday, April 19, 1914
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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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

June 1, 2015

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