Chief of Police Vance R. McGill

Chief of Police Vance R. McGill

Lumberton Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch Wednesday, November 18, 1936

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Vance R. McGill

Chief of Police Vance McGill was accidentally shot and killed in the police station, at 104 North Elm Street, when an automatic pistol he was examining discharged.


  • Age 39
  • Tour 17 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)

accidental discharge

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Chief Vance McGill will never be forgotten.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb, Retired
New York State Police

December 17, 2018

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