Police Officer Joe Holliday

Police Officer Joe Holliday

Anniston Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Wednesday, April 26, 1922

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Joe Holliday

Officer Joe Holliday and Officer Brice Hurst were shot and killed by a fellow police officer. All three were seen arguing before the incident.

The officer, who claimed self-defense, was charged with two counts of murder. His first trial ended with a hung jury. On September 23, 1924, the charges were dismissed.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Murder charge dismissed

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Officer Holliday,
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 Anniston.


United States Border Patrol

April 26, 2022

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