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Detective Augustus E. Long | New York Central Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police New York Central Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

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Augustus E. Long

New York Central Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch: Monday, January 17, 1921

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 46

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Location: Ohio

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: One sentenced to death

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Detective Augustus Long and Detective Louis Schroeder were shot and killed during a payroll robbery by several men at the New York Central Terminal in Toledo, Ohio. The suspects shot the two detectives after robbing a ticket agent of more then $10,000.

Two of the suspects were apprehended. One of them was sentenced to death and the second was sentenced to life in prison.

Detective Long was survived by his wife.

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