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Patrolman Daniel Norton | Dubuque Police Department, Iowa Dubuque Police Department, Iowa

Patrolman

Daniel Norton

Dubuque Police Department, Iowa

End of Watch: Wednesday, July 6, 1904

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 47

Tour: 5 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Rifle; .22 caliber

Offender: Pardoned in 1914

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Patrolman Norton was shot and killed after responding to a domestic disturbance at a residence on Bluff Street. As he approached the house a man came out and opened fire, striking Patrolman Norton in the heart. The suspect ran out into the street and was subdued by several citizens.

The suspect was convicted of second degree murder and sentenced to life in Anamosa Penitentiary March 5, 1905. He was pardoned by Governor George W. Clarke March 26, 1914.

Patrolman Norton had served with the agency for 5 years. He was survived by wife, son, and daughter.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
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July 15, 2015

 

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