Police Officer Avera M. Hudson

Police Officer Avera M. Hudson

Flint Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Thursday, June 28, 1923

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Avera M. Hudson

Police Officer Avera Hudson was shot and killed while attempting to make a traffic stop. When the driver refused to stop Officer Hudson pulled his motorcycle alongside the car and jumped onto the running board. As he did so the driver of the vehicle produced a gun and shot Officer Hudson three times.

The suspect was apprehended later in the day.

Officer Hudson had served with the agency for only one month. He was survived by his 3-year-old daughter.


  • Age 24
  • Tour 1 month
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Apprehended

traffic stop

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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

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