City Marshal Tom Greene

City Marshal Tom Greene

Rector Police Department, Arkansas

End of Watch Friday, June 25, 1948

Tom Greene

City Marshal Tom Green was shot and killed as he and the night marshal were walking out of a pool hall with a man whom they had arrested for causing a disturbance. The mans brother walked up; grabbed the Marshal Green's pistol, and shot him four times. The night marshal returned fire wounding the gunman.

The suspect was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life in prison September 17, 1948.

Marshal Green had served with the Rector Police Department for one year. He was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 56
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

June 25, 2015

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