Police Officer Brice Hurst

Police Officer Brice Hurst

Anniston Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Wednesday, April 26, 1922

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Brice Hurst

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

The officer, who claimed self-defense, was arrested and charged with two counts of murder. His first trial ended with a hung jury. In 1924 his second trial ended with a second-degree murder conviction and he was sentenced to 25 years.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to 25 years

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Officer Hurst,
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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