Chief of Police Joseph Early Fennell

Chief of Police Joseph Early Fennell

Cadwell Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Sunday, November 1, 1942

Joseph Early Fennell

Chief Fennell was stabbed to death by a man he was attempting to arrest. The suspect was apprehended the same day.

Chief Fennell was survived by his wife and 12 children. He had been with the Cadwell Police Department for three years and prior to that he was an officer with the Chester, Georgia, Police Department for 22 years.


  • Age 46
  • Tour 25 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Weapon Edged weapon
  • Offender Apprehended

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