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In Memoriam: Detective Green B. Hamby, 1921


April 26, 2013 — The Salt Lake City Police Department Monday afternoon will dedicate a plaque in memory of an officer killed in the line of duty 92 years ago.

The bronze marker honors the sacrifice of Detective Green B. Hamby, who was shot and killed by a burglary suspect February 8, 1921.

Sponsored by the John W. Gallivan Utah Center, it is the sixth memorial plaque installed by the Salt Lake City Police History Project to date. The Police Department extends its appreciation to Talitha Day, Gallivan Center Director, who helped the police department obtain permission to install the plaque.


Chief Chris Burbank
Robert Kirby, Author, “End of Watch: Utah’s Murdered Police Officers”
D.J. Baxter, RDA Director
SLC Police History Project


Dedication of memorial plaque for Fallen Officer:
Detective Green B. Hamby, killed in the line of duty in 1921


2 p.m. Monday, April 29, 2013


North side of Gallivan Hall, which is located mid-block on the south side of 200 South between Main & State Streets in downtown Salt Lake City.

Contact: Reporters seeking comment should contact the Public Information Officer at 801.799.NEWS (6397).