Patrol Officer Robert E. Beasley

Patrol Officer Robert E. Beasley

Petersburg Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Sunday, February 6, 1916

Robert E. Beasley

Patrol Officer Robert Beasley was assaulted while using a police call box at the corner of Halifax Street and Mistletoe Street.

He was reporting a suspicious incident at about 3:45 am when the line suddenly went dead. Other officers found his body approximately 15 minutes later.

Officer Beasley had served with the Petersburg Police Department for only seven months.

Bio

  • Age 36
  • Tour 7 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Not available

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Today, 98 years after his sacrifice, “A” Shift honors Patrol Officer Robert Beasley by dedicating our watch to him. God bless you, R.I.P. brother.

Sgt. Jason Slaughter
Radford City Police Department

February 6, 2014

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