Detective John H. Fox

Detective John H. Fox

Everett Police Department, Washington

End of Watch Tuesday, November 23, 1920

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John H. Fox

Detective John Fox was shot and killed as he responded to a report of a robbery at 34th Street and Broadway.

During his response he observed a suspicious man on Colby Avenue and stopped to question him. As he exited his car the man produced a pistol and exchanged shots with Detective Fox. Detective Fox was struck in the abdomen and fatally wounded.

The subject was convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison but later had the sentenced commuted to 32 years.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Pistol
  • Offender Released after 32 years


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Det. Fox,
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 Everett.


United States Border Patrol

November 23, 2020

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