Police Officer William Dutton Hutchins

Police Officer William Dutton Hutchins

Claremore Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch Wednesday, November 13, 1918

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William Dutton Hutchins

Police Officer William Hutchins was shot and killed by a prisoner he was taking to jail.

The prisoner asked to stop by his place of work to obtain money for bail. The subject retrieved the money but also retrieved a handgun that he then used to shoot Officer Hutchins.

Officer Hutchins was survived by his wife and one child.


  • Age 55
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Not available


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Thank you for your service so long ago--but never forgotten. One hundred years have passed, but you are remembered today, but your assailant is long forgotten.

Stan Jefferson
Citizen of Arizona

November 13, 2018

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