Officer Homer F. Hubbard

Officer Homer F. Hubbard

Tuscaloosa Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Saturday, May 10, 1952

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Homer F. Hubbard

Officer Hubbard and Detective Foster King were shot and killed while searching for a suspect wanted for shooting another man earlier in the day. Both officers were shot as they approached a shack they believed the suspect was hiding in.

The suspect was convicted of both murders and executed on January 22, 1954.

The local Fraternal Order of Police Lodge, built in 1953, is named for King and Hubbard.

Officer Hubbard was survived by his wife and three daughters.


  • Age 50
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Executed in 1954

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I heard stories about you when I was a child. My step grandfather was your brother in law. You were an early inspiration for me to become a law enforcement officer
Thank you for your service and your sacrifice will never be in vain.

Sgt. Danny Sutton (Ret.)
East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office (LA)

January 14, 2020

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