Chief George S. Davis

Chief George S. Davis


March 26, 1969

Age: 50
Cedar City Police Department
Accidental: Shotgun

Chief George S. Davis died as the result of an accidental gunshot wound received March 24. 

As he was checking off-duty, Chief Davis was removing the shotgun from his department vehicle. As he pulled the weapon toward himself muzzle-first, it discharged. Chief Davis was struck in the abdomen. Although surgeons worked around the clock to save his life, Chief Davis died two days later. He was married and the father of two children. 

The bronze memorial name plaque of Chief George S. Davis is sponsored by the Cedar City Benevolent Order of Police.

Fallen Officers