Detective Henry C. Morrison

Detective Henry C. Morrison

Tulsa Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch Sunday, April 23, 1933

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Henry C. Morrison

Detective Morrison was shot and killed by a youth he arrested at 2nd Street and Kenosha Avenue for tampering with an automobile. While en-route to the police station the suspect was able to gain control of Detective Morrison's revolver and shot him with it.

The suspect who was apprehended later the same day, claimed self defense at his trial and was acquitted.


  • Age 43
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Acquitted

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Det. Morrison,
On today, the 80th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Tulsa.


United States Border Patrol

April 23, 2013

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