County Policeman George W. Crawford

County Policeman George W. Crawford

Laurens County Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Saturday, May 21, 1921

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George W. Crawford

County Policeman George Crawford was shot and killed when two brothers opened fire as he and another county policeman attempted to raid a liquor house.

The officers returned fire killing one suspect. The other suspect fled from the house and escaped. Later that day he was shot and killed by a posse.

The Laurens County Police Department no longer exist.


  • Age 35
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Officer Crawford,
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 Laurens County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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May 21, 2021

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