Special Agent George Douglas Althouse

Special Agent George Douglas Althouse

United States Department of Justice - Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. Government

End of Watch Thursday, May 28, 1992

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George Douglas Althouse

Special Agent George Althouse was shot and killed in Inverness, Alabama, during a robbery attempt.

He had stopped at a convenience store in his undercover sports car when a suspect attempted to rob and carjack him. Special Agent Althouse was shot several times and was fatally wounded.

The suspect fled the state but was later captured by authorities. He was convicted of Agent Althouse's murder and sentenced to death.

Special Agent Althouse had served with the Drug Enforcement Administration for two years. He is survived by his parents and sister.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Alabama
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to death

robbery, undercover

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My 91 year old father in law, SSA DEA Agent (ret) was talking about you today. You are never forgotten.


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