Chief of Police Porter White

Chief of Police Porter White

Evarts Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Friday, May 30, 1924

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Porter White

Police Chief Porter White was shot and killed while questioning several men who had come into town.

The men were waiting in line at a fortune telling tent when Chief Porter asked where they were from. Moments later one of the men opened fire on Chief White without any further provocation, fatally wounding him.

The man was arrested and charged with his murder.

Chief White was survived by his wife.


  • Age 23
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Charged with murder

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

May 30, 2015

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