Patrol Wagon Driver George D. Kent

Patrol Wagon Driver George D. Kent

Scranton Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Saturday, July 30, 1910

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George D. Kent

Officer Kent was shot and killed after he and other officers responded to a call from the homeowner reporting that a group of people were attempting to blow-up his house. When the officers arrived, the homeowner opened fire on them with a rifle, killing Officer Kent. The other officers returned fire killing the suspect.


  • Age 24
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Thank you for your service and please know that no passage of time will ever erase your memory and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 30, 2020

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