Rural Police Officer George A. Davis

Rural Police Officer George A. Davis

Marion County Sheriff's Office, South Carolina

End of Watch Monday, September 2, 1918

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George A. Davis

Rural Police Officer George Davis was shot and killed by a man he attempted to arrest for stealing hogs.

Two days later the suspect shot and killed his wife and then himself as a posse surrounded a home where the couple had barricaded themselves in Florence County.


  • Age 49
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Committed suicide

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Officer Davis,
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 Marion. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

September 2, 2018

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