Special Agent Durward Faldine Geddes

Special Agent Durward Faldine Geddes

Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Thursday, April 28, 1932

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Durward Faldine Geddes

Special Agent Durward Geddes was shot and killed with his own weapon while attempting to eject a hobo from a passenger train in Galesburg, Illinois.

The 21-year-old subject with Agent Geddes' service weapon but was arrested a short time later. He was tried for murder and acquitted.


  • Age 30
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Illinois
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Acquitted


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Rest In Peace Special Agent Durward Faulding Geddes. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting America's steel roadways.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and Co-Workers. I also Pray that your murderer is forever pursued by the hounds of hell. May they gnaw at his rotting carcass for eternity!


Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, Texas

April 28, 2016

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