Patrolman George Claud Holt Pickett

Patrolman George Claud Holt Pickett

Pine Bluff Police Department, Arkansas

End of Watch Sunday, April 28, 1901

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George Claud Holt Pickett

Patrolman Pickett was shot and killed while on night patrol in the downtown area after all of the businesses had closed. He was shot in the face when he approached two suspicious men on the street. Both suspects, who were brothers, were apprehended in Fort Smith on February 4, 1903. One was charged with murder.

Patrolman Pickett was killed on his first day as a patrolman for the agency. He was survived by his wife and three children.

Bio

  • Age 37
  • Tour 1 day
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Charged with murder

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No matter how brief your service to the communities was, you'll never be forgotten. God bless

Special Agent-in-Charge Diane Upchurch
FBI - Little Rock

April 29, 2017

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