Bio & Incident Details
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Incident Date: 1/3/1791
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Suspect: Executed on August 26, 1791
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.