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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Not only did he give the ultimate scafrice to Tuscumbia
He served his homeland in the Confederate Cav
Pvt. Co. C. 11th Alabama Cav.
Thank you sir

scott dawsey

August 23, 2012

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