Policeman David C. Musgrove

Policeman David C. Musgrove

Chattanooga Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Friday, December 19, 1890

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David C. Musgrove

Policeman Musgrove was shot and killed while arresting a suspect for stealing another man's clothing. Policeman Musgrove was escorting the man out of the building when the man broke free, pulled a revolver, and shot him. The suspect was apprehended and hanged two years later.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 22

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Executed in 1892

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Never to be forgotten. Thank you for your service Officer Musgrove.

Retired First Sergeant Thomas Webb
New York State Police - Troop "D"

December 30, 2023

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