Patrolman J. C. Neve

Patrolman J. C. Neve

Savannah Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Saturday, February 10, 1894

J. C. Neve

Patrolman Neve was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a burglary suspect who had shot and wounded a detective the previous week. The suspect shot Patrolman Neve's horse in the ear, causing it to spin around. As the horse spun, Patrolman Neve was shot in the back.

Patrolman Neve had served with the agency for 17 years. He was survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 17 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

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Patrolman Neve,
On today, the 120th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Savannah.


United States Border Patrol

February 10, 2014

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