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Officer Arthur Herbert Barrett | Norfolk Police Department, Virginia Norfolk Police Department, Virginia


Arthur Herbert Barrett

Norfolk Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch: Saturday, April 9, 1938

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 49

Tour: 17 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Heart attack

Incident Date: 3/6/1938

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Officer Barrett suffered a fatal heart attack that had been triggered by an injury he sustained to his hand one month earlier while handling a prisoner in the First Precinct station.

His doctor ordered him to the hospital three days after the injury when it became infected. He remained in the hospital for four weeks as he his health deteriorated. He suffered the heart attack while in the hospital and passed away.

Officer Barrett had served with the Norfolk Police Department for 17 years. He was survived by his wife, son, father, two brothers, and sister.

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You have not been forgotten Officer Barrett. Thank you for your service with the NPD. RIP

Major Larry Carter
NSO Retired NPD
April 9, 2013


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