Chief of Police Everett Verle Hunt

Chief of Police Everett Verle Hunt

Etna Police Department, California

End of Watch Friday, September 8, 1972

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Everett Verle Hunt

Chief Everett Hunt was killed in an automobile accident while test driving a van to determine if was suitable for use in the department's Rescue Unit.

An employee of the dealership lost control of the van, and it flipped over. Chief Hunt was ejected from the van and killed.

Chief Hunt had served with the Etna Police Department for four years. He was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 55
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

automobile accident, vehicle crash

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Chief Hunt,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Etna. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

September 8, 2022

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