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Patrolman Albert R. Peterson | Boston Police Department, Massachusetts Boston Police Department, Massachusetts


Albert R. Peterson

Boston Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch: Tuesday, October 29, 1912

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 36

Tour: 6 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; Revolver

Offender: Never apprehended

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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.

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