Police Officer Amos J. Comer

Police Officer Amos J. Comer

Seattle Police Department, Washington

End of Watch Saturday, July 5, 1924

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Amos J. Comer

Officer Comer was shot and killed after responding to a report of a disturbance at a club. It was reported that a man inside the club had threatened to, "Shoot the first guy who bothers me." When Officer Comer began to search the suspect, the suspect pulled a gun and shot Officer Comer.

The 42-year-old suspect was apprehended, convicted of murder, and hanged February 26, 1926, at Walla Walla Penitentiary.

Officer Comer and been a member of the Seattle Police Department for 12 years and was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 46
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed in 1926

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Rest in peace Officer Comer.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

November 18, 2019

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