Policeman Arthur Gurley

Policeman Arthur Gurley

Lexington Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Friday, August 6, 1954

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Arthur Gurley

Policeman Gurley was shot and killed on election day by a candidate who had just lost his bid for the office of sheriff. The suspect and his brother fled the scene but were arrested after being wounded during a massive manhunt.


  • Age 50
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Rest in peace Policeman Gurley.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 17, 2019

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