Police Officer Gordon R. Davis

Police Officer Gordon R. Davis

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Monday, July 15, 1918

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Gordon R. Davis

Officer Davis was accidentally shot and killed by a fellow officer in a case of mistaken identity. The other officer mistook Officer Davis for a suspected murderer.

Officer Davis had served with the Detroit Police Department for 2 years and was assigned to the Hunter Street Station. He was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 20
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)

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Rest in peace Officer Davis. My beloved father, Owen C. Davis, ma yhe and my mother, Bernice, rest in peace served five decades over thirty-eight years with the 102nd precinct in Richmond Hill(Queens, New York.)

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

July 15, 2019

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