Special Officer Marion Francis Marshall

Special Officer Marion Francis Marshall

Lincoln Police Department, Nebraska

End of Watch Friday, September 9, 1932

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Marion Francis Marshall

Special Officer Marshall succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained the previous day while patrolling the downtown business district following a series of burglaries. As he approached a suspicious person in an alley near the Governors Mansion he was shot in the abdomen. The suspect was apprehended and convicted of manslaughter.

Special Officer Marshall was a U.S Marine Corps veteran of WWI prior to joining the Lincoln Police Department

Bio

  • Age 35
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .32 caliber
  • Offender Convicted of manslaughter

investigation, suspicious person

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From the time I was a little girl, about three or four, I knew I wanted to drive a patrol car. My father had taken a photograph of me, on the running board of a State Highway Patrol vehicle in Springfield. When I saw the picture, I recalled the memory I had that day. At the age of 44, in 1983, I entered the police academy in Henderson/Oxford NC, graduating second in my class. It was an honorable career. I am happy your great, great grandfather was able to lay his life down for those he loved and cared for.

I am a retired police officer. I am eighty years of age and now reside in Troy, Ohio. I graduated, in North Carolina, February 19, 1984-1994

March 15, 2020

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