Chief of Police Hansford P. Gipson

Chief of Police Hansford P. Gipson

Tuscumbia Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Monday, October 14, 1901

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Hansford P. Gipson

Chief Gipson suffered a stroke and died when he was attacked by a prisoner he was taking to jail.

Chief Gipson was survived by his wife. He was a Civil War veteran having served as a private with the 11th Alabama Calvary, Company C.


  • Age 56
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Not available

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No passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

October 14, 2020

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