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

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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 graduate of the 53rd Session of the FBI National Academy.


  • 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 have never met you, but I have heard all the stories! I could not go anywhere on Tybee and the older ones that knew you would tell me stories about the impact you had on there lives! I have never be more prouder to tell them that I am your granddaughter! I really wish I could have met you! You will always live in my heart Granddaddy!

Dana Boyette

January 13, 2022

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