Police Officer James H. Hutchison

Police Officer James H. Hutchison

Healdton Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch Thursday, March 27, 1930

James H. Hutchison

Police Officer James Hutchison succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained six weeks earlier as he and a constable attempted to arrest a man who had defaulted on a bond.

Officer Hutchison was shot in the knee during the incident. His condition worsened and he contracted pneumonia, which resulted in his death.

Officer Hutchison was survived by his wife and eight children.


  • Age 47
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Tuesday, February 18, 1930
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Not available

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To the family of Officer James Hutchison,

I just wanted to say I'm sorry it took us so long for him to be remembered. Officer James Hutchison is on the wall in Washington D.C. and the Oklahoma Memorial. it was a pleasure working hard to get Officer James Hutchison remembered. his name will live on forever, and his service will always be remembered.

Chief of Police
Healdton Police Dept

August 12, 2015

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