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Constable Darius Quimby | Albany County Constable's Office, New York Albany County Constable's Office, New York


Darius Quimby

Albany County Constable's Office, New York

End of Watch: Monday, January 3, 1791

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Executed in 1791

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Constable Darius Quimby was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man on a trespassing warrant. The suspect was found guilty of murdering Constable Quimby in the July session of the New York State Supreme Court and was hanged on August 26, 1791.

Constable Quimby is the first known law enforcement officer to be killed in the line of duty in the United States.

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Constable Quimbly... Thank You for the example you set for the rest of us. On October 9, 2015, there will be a memorial service in Hollywood, California for 8 Los Angeles Police Officers killed in the line of duty. LAPD has lost 207 Officers as of October 2015. To date over 20,000 officers from all ranks,(local, state and federal), and every state and territory have been slain defending our freedom. Your name will be mentioned at the service.. May Your Name Be Eternal

Detective John E Miller Retired
Los Angeles Police Department
October 3, 2015


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