Officer W. J. Murphy

Officer W. J. Murphy

Mobile Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Friday, October 18, 1929

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W. J. Murphy

Officer W.J. Murphy was shot and killed at approximately 0200 hours after stopping a speeding vehicle on Broad Street near Conti Street. The vehicle was later found in Picayune, Mississippi, and turned out to be stolen.

Three weeks later a tip led to the arrest of the 23-year-old gunman.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Apprehended

traffic stop

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Officer Murphy,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Mobile.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

October 18, 2019

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