[Image of case with items from shooting of Officer Buddy Evans]

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Photograph of case containing items from the shooting of Officer Buddy Evans. There are two frames. The largest frame holds the bullet with a placard describing the events: "Bullet that struck Officer Buddy Evans 2-26-1988. Evans observed a car not moving through the signal light at Abram and Collins Street. When he approached the woman driver, she shot him. She had been waiting for an officer to come by so she could kill him. The bullet lodged in Officer Evans vest, only injuring him." The smaller frame holds a picture of Officer Evans and his name.

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1 photograph : col. ; 8 x 10 in.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. February 26, 1988.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Arlington Police Department Collection and was provided by Arlington Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 131 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Photograph of case containing items from the shooting of Officer Buddy Evans. There are two frames. The largest frame holds the bullet with a placard describing the events: "Bullet that struck Officer Buddy Evans 2-26-1988. Evans observed a car not moving through the signal light at Abram and Collins Street. When he approached the woman driver, she shot him. She had been waiting for an officer to come by so she could kill him. The bullet lodged in Officer Evans vest, only injuring him." The smaller frame holds a picture of Officer Evans and his name.

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1 photograph : col. ; 8 x 10 in.

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Arlington Police Department Collection

Legal documents, clippings, and photographs of the Arlington Police Department from the early 1900's to present day, depicting various people, places, and activities concerning the department.

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  • February 26, 1988

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  • April 5, 2012, 10:25 p.m.

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[Image of case with items from shooting of Officer Buddy Evans], photograph, February 26, 1988; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth176208/: accessed October 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Arlington Public Library.