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Patrolman Alexander N. Benedict | Nassau County Police Department, New York Nassau County Police Department, New York

Patrolman

Alexander N. Benedict

Nassau County Police Department, New York

End of Watch: Friday, February 3, 1939

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 53

Tour: 10 years

Badge # 233

Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

Incident Date: 2/3/1939

Weapon: Officer's handgun

Suspect: Not available

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Patrolman Benedict was accidentally shot and killed while investigating a burglary. With his gun drawn he slipped on some ice, causing his weapon to discharge, striking him in the head.

Patrolman Benedict had been with the agency for ten years.

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