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David Lee "Dave" Alcox
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Birth: Aug. 6, 1952
West Virginia, USA
Death: Jan. 15, 1980
Jackson County
Ohio, USA

Dave Alcox served as a Sergeant in the US Air Force Merchant Marines in the Vietnam War.

Original data: Beneficiary Identification Records Locator Subsystem (BIRLS) Death File. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Gender: Male
Birth Date: 6 Aug 1952
Death Date: 15 Jan 1980
Branch 1: AF
Enlistment Date 1: 6 Jun 1972
Release Date 1: 4 Jun 1976

Officer Down Memorial Page, which honors U.S. law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty :

Patrolman David L Alcox
Department: Oak Hill Police Department
Department State: Ohio
Date of Incident: 15 Jan 1980
Death Location: Ohio
End of Watch Date: 15 Jan 1980
Age: 27
Birth Year: abt 1953
Tour of Duty: 3 Years
Badge: OH-02
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Weapon: Handgun; .22 caliber
Suspect: Deceased
Notes: Patrolman Alcox was shot and killed while making a traffic stop on S. R. 93. Patrolman Alcox learned that the suspect was wanted in Jackson for writing bad checks and asked him to come to his patrol car. Once the two reached the patrol car the suspect shot Patrolman Alcox. The man fled the scene but was located by other officers, who were then led on a pursuit. The suspect attempted to ram a roadblock but was stopped as officers opened fire on his vehicle. The man was convicted of Patrolman Alcox's murder and sentenced to life in prison without parole. He died in prison while serving his sentence. Patrolman Alcox was survived by his mother, sister, and brother.
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Family links: 
  Ernest B. Alcox (1926 - 1968)
C M Cemetery
Oak Hill
Jackson County
Ohio, USA
Created by: Jackson Cty,OH & Kinfolk
Record added: May 13, 2013
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David Lee Dave Alcox
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 Added: Jun. 29, 2016

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