Detective Green B. Hamby

Detective Green B. Hamby

Salt Lake City Police Department, Utah

End of Watch Tuesday, February 8, 1921

Add to My Heroes

Green B. Hamby

Detective Green Hamby was shot and killed by a suspect wanted for murder and safe-cracking.

The man had also been responsible for a robbery and beating of another officer earlier in the night when the officer responded to a burglary call at a department store. The suspect was shot and killed by other officers.

Detective Hamby had been with the Salt Lake City Police Department for five years and had previously served as chief of police in Boise, Idaho. He was survived by his wife and three children, one of whom also served as a patrolman with the Salt Lake City Police Department.


  • Age 50
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

Most Recent Reflection

View all 8 Reflections

Det. Hamby,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Salt Lake City.


United States Border Patrol

February 8, 2021

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.