Deputy Sheriff Loren J. Veley

Deputy Sheriff Loren J. Veley

Schoharie County Sheriff's Department, New York

End of Watch Sunday, September 8, 1912

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Loren J. Veley

Deputy Veley was shot and killed after responding to the sounds of an explosion. He was on patrol when he heard the explosion and discovered that several men had bombed the safe at the post office. As he investigated the scene he was shot in the abdomen. He was able to walk to a local doctor's office but succumbed to the wound the following day. One suspect was apprehended.

Deputy Veley was survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 59
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Saturday, September 7, 1912
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Apprehended

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No passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 8, 2020

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