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 Christy Hamilton, Police Officer

Christy Hamilton

Tuesday, February 22, 1994



Hamilton, Christy

Rank: Police Officer

Serial Number: 30433

Division: Devonshire



Location:
Amestoy and Septo

Date Killed: Tuesday, February 22, 1994

Cause of Death: Shot by Suspect

Bio: Officer Hamilton was shot and killed after
being ambushed by a juvenile boy armed with an AR-15 rifle. The boy
had just killed his father and called the police. When Officer
Hamilton and her partner arrived, he opened fire from an ambush
position. One round struck Officer Hamilton in the armhole of her
vest, causing a fatal wound. The suspect committed suicide after
firing upon the officers.

Officer Hamilton had only been with the Department for three
months. She is survived by her two children, parents, brother,
sister, nieces and nephews.

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