Officer Hoyle W. Dye

Officer Hoyle W. Dye

Atlanta Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Wednesday, November 9, 1960

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Hoyle W. Dye

Officer Dye was shot and killed by a mentally ill man at Simpson Street and Northside Drive. Officer Dye's partner returned fire critically wounding the suspect.

On February 27, 1961, the suspect, 35, was committed in the Milledgeville State Hospital.


  • Age 44
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Committed

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