Trooper George W. Emory

Trooper George W. Emory

Delaware State Police, Delaware

End of Watch Saturday, June 3, 1972

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George W. Emory

Trooper George Emory was killed in an automobile crash when his patrol car was struck by another vehicle at 11:45 p.m.

Trooper Emory was driving south on US 13 near Harrington when he was struck from behind. The impact caused the patrol car to travel 180 feet, hit a utility pole, and rollover. He was transported to a local hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries shortly after midnight.

Trooper Emory was a United States Army Vietnam veteran and had served with the Delaware State Police for two years. He was survived by his parents, sister, and two brothers.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Friday, June 2, 1972

vehicle crash

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Trooper Emory,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just as a Law Enforcement Officer but for our Country as well when you served with the U.S. Army in Vietnam. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

June 3, 2022

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