Police Officer I. James Gammons

Police Officer I. James Gammons

Hendersonville Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Saturday, July 13, 1974

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I. James Gammons

Police Officer James Gammons suffered a fatal heart attack during the foot pursuit of a suspect.

The pursuit started as a vehicle pursuit, and the suspect suddenly stopped and fled on foot.

Officer Gammons had served with the Hendersonville Police Department for two years. He was survived by his wife, son, sister, and two brothers.


  • Age 38
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

foot pursuit

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Officer Gammons,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Hendersonville. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol(Retired)

July 13, 2024

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