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Sheriff Cornelius Hogeboom | Columbia County Sheriff's Office, New York Columbia County Sheriff's Office, New York

Sheriff

Cornelius Hogeboom

Columbia County Sheriff's Office, New York

End of Watch: Saturday, October 22, 1791

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 53

Tour: 2 years

Badge # Not available

Military veteran

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Acquitted

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Sheriff Cornelius Hogeboom was shot and killed while serving a writ of ejectment. He was ambushed and shot by a group of men who were disguised as Indians.

Then suspects were arrested and charged with Sheriff Hogeboom's murder but all were acquitted.

Sheriff Hogeboom had served with the Columbia County Sheriff's Office for two years and was a veteran of the American Revolutionary War. He was survived by his wife and is buried in Ghent Union Cemetery, Ghent, Columbia County, New York.

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R.I.P ! Your Sacrifice is as important today as it was then ! You are my brother ! God Bless You and thank you ! P.O. M.J. Keane, Bolton N.Y. P.D & retired NYPD

Policer officer m j keane
Bolton landing ny police dept
December 3, 2016

 

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