Policeman Henry Fort Brown

Policeman Henry Fort Brown

Columbia Police Department, South Carolina

End of Watch Wednesday, August 17, 1921

Henry Fort Brown

Policeman Henry Brown was shot and killed by a prowler he confronted near the intersection of Park Street and First Street (modern-day Abbeville Street), at Camp Fornance, just after midnight.

A suspect who claimed to have seen the officer shot and killed by a prowler was held for investigation but the shooting remains unsolved.


  • Age 45
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Monday, August 15, 1921
  • Weapon Handgun; Pistol
  • Offender Not available

suspicious person

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