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.


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Incident Details

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

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