Officer James A. Mansfield

Officer James A. Mansfield

Tuscaloosa Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Wednesday, November 20, 1912

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James A. Mansfield

Officer Mansfield was shot and killed at 2105 Greensboro Avenue near the A.G.S. Depot behind Tom Anderson’s restaurant by the brother of a fellow officer who was upset with the officer. The suspect was tried and acquitted for the murder.

On August 30, 1914, the same suspect shot and killed Officer Wil Thrower under similar circumstances. The suspect was convicted of Officer Thrower's murder.

Officer Mansfield had served with the agency for 2 years. He was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 41
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

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