Greene County Constable Beauford Rader

Greene County Constable Beauford RaderGreene County Constable's Office, Tennessee
End of Watch:
Sunday, September 24, 1972

Biographical Info
Age:
48
Tour of Duty: Not available

Incident Details
Cause of Death: Vehicle pursuit
Date of Incident: Sunday, September 24, 1972
Weapon Used: Automobile
Suspect Info: Apprehended

Constable Rader and Deputy Emerson Shelton were killed when their vehicle was struck by a car that was fleeing Greeneville Police Department officers. Deputy Shelton and Constable Rader were performing administrative duties and were not involved in the pursuit when the suspect vehicle ran a red light and struck their car. The occupants of the suspect vehicle were apprehended at the scene.