Night Policeman Percy Quinton McAdams

Night Policeman Percy Quinton McAdams

Madison Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Tuesday, August 18, 1931

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Percy Quinton McAdams

Night Policeman Percy McAdams was shot and killed as he and another officer attempted to disperse a crowd of men. One of the men took exception to the order and opened fire, killing Policeman McAdams and an innocent bystander.

The suspect was arrested, convicted of two counts of first degree murder, and executed in the electric chair January 16, 1932.

Policeman McAdams had served with the Madison Police Department for three years.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed in 1932

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