Constable Darius Quimby

Constable Darius Quimby

Albany County Constable's Office, New York

End of Watch Monday, January 3, 1791

Darius Quimby

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.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed in 1791

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226 later and we continue to honor your memory. RIP and know you are remembered

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January 3, 2017

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