Constable Earl Dixon

Constable Earl Dixon

Mounds Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Sunday, August 11, 1935

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Earl Dixon

Constable Earl Dixon was shot and killed after responding to a disturbance call involving a man with a gun.

He was approaching the 23-year-old man in an alley when the man suddenly pulled out a gun and shot him in the neck. The man was arrested, convicted of murder, and sentenced to life in prison. He was refused a parole on May 12, 1952.

Constable Dixon was survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age 38
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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