Patrolman Albert R. Peterson

Patrolman Albert R. Peterson

Boston Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Tuesday, October 29, 1912

Albert R. Peterson

Patrolman Albert Peterson was shot and killed while questioning two men after receiving complaints from a woman that one of the men insulted her. During the questioning one of the men produced a revolver and shot Patrolman Peterson in the stomach. Both suspects fled and were never apprehended.

Patrolman Peterson had been with the agency for six years and was survived by his wife, mother, brother and sister.

Bio

  • Age 36
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Revolver
  • Offender Never apprehended

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