Patrolman Marion C. Collins

Patrolman Marion C. Collins

Albany Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Monday, February 9, 1920

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Marion C. Collins

Patrolman Marion Collins was shot and killed by a friend of a man he had just arrested for illegal possession of whiskey.

Patrolman Collins had just disarmed the man when the friend approached, drew his weapon, and fatally wounded him. The suspect was tried and acquitted.

Patrolman Collins had served with the Albany Police Department for 5 years. He was survived by his parents.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Acquitted

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Patrolman Collins,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Albany.


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February 9, 2020

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