Night Policeman Percy Quinton McAdams

Night Policeman Percy Quinton McAdams

Madison Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Tuesday, August 18, 1931

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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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 82nd anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

February 25, 2013

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