Merchant Policeman L. O. "Jack" Dunaway

Merchant Policeman L. O. "Jack" Dunaway

Miami Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch Tuesday, June 12, 1934

L. O. "Jack" Dunaway

Policeman Jack Dunaway was shot and killed as he and two other officers investigated three suspicious men sitting in a car. The three officers surrounded the car and asked what the men were doing. The three men inside opened fire, killing Policeman Dunaway. Two of the suspects were killed in the return gunfire.

Policeman Dunaway had served with the Miami Police Department for only 6 months and was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

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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 15, 2015

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