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Officer Edgar Preston Alexander | Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia

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Edgar Preston Alexander

Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia

End of Watch: Saturday, November 16, 1929

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 45

Tour: 15 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Automobile crash

Location: Maryland

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Officer Edgar Alexander was killed in an automobile accident in Rockville, Maryland, while returning from the funeral of another police officer.

He had been among several officers assigned to represent the Metropolitan Police Department at the funeral. On the return trip the patrol car Officer Alexander was a passenger in lost control while driving down Middlebrook Hill. The vehicle struck a telephone pole, causing severe internal injuries to Officer Alexander and another passenger who also died.

Officer Alexander had served with the Metropolitan Police Department for 15 years and was assigned to the Fourteenth Precinct. He was survived by his wife and six children.

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