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Officer Rodney Butts

October 15th, 1975
Officer Butts died on October 15, 1975 after suffering a sudden heart attack after subduing a suspect who was resisting arrest. Officer Butts became ill after booking the suspect into the jail. He was rushed to the hospital, where he later died. Officer Butts, a 15-year veteran of the police department, was 40 years old.
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