Officer George Washington Hall

Officer George Washington Hall

Chillicothe Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Monday, August 10, 1891

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George Washington Hall

Officer George Hall was shot and killed when he and his partner attempted to arrest a mentally deranged man who was threatening to kill his wife at 7:30 pm.

Officer Hall's partner was wounded but was able to return fire and kill the suspect.

Officer Hall was survived by his wife.


  • Age 47
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

domestic, EDP

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Ohio Attorneys General Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Officer George Washington Hall of the Chillicothe Police Department, Ohio and the additional 80 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

August 10, 2023

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