Chief of Police David Albert McCutchen, Sr.

Chief of Police David Albert McCutchen, Sr.

Tybee Island Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Wednesday, April 10, 1963

David Albert McCutchen, Sr.

Chief David McCutchen was shot and killed while checking on a residence for a possible burglary in progress. He was shot by the homeowner, who had returned home early from vacation. The homeowner had mistaken the chief as a burglar and was not charged in connection with his death.

Chief McCutchen was survived by his wife and two children.

Chief McCutchen was a gradate of the 96th Session of the FBI National Academy.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 1

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

FBI National Academy, FBINA

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I worked for his son David (Jr) in Tybee Island Police, Chief McCutchen was the best supervisor and person I ever worked for in my 20 years as a police officer

John Esposito (Ret. Chief)
PWC Park PD

June 2, 2016

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