Town Marshal James W. Hammond

Town Marshal James W. Hammond

Statham Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Friday, February 1, 1907

James W. Hammond

Town Marshal James Hammond was shot and killed by a subject he had found sleeping on the railroad tracks.

When the man woke up he produced a handgun and shot Marshal Hammond in the chest, killing him. He was arrested and charged with Marshal Hammond's murder.


  • Age 37
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Arrested


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Marshal Hammond,
On today, the 111th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Statham.


United States Border Patrol

February 1, 2018

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