Patrolman James W. Duggan

Patrolman James W. Duggan

Chattanooga Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Wednesday, June 22, 1921

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James W. Duggan

Patrolman Duggan was shot and killed while he and other officers served a warrant on a suspect. As Patrolman Duggan walked passed a closet the suspect opened fire from within it. Other officers returned fire, striking the suspect.
Patrolman Duggan had been with the agency for six years and was survived by four children.


  • Age 41
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge 235

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and wounded

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Patrolman Duggan,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Chattanooga.


United States Border Patrol

June 22, 2021

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