Merchant Policeman Fredrick Theodore Samp

Merchant Policeman Fredrick Theodore Samp

Beloit Police Department, Wisconsin

End of Watch Tuesday, May 28, 1935

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Fredrick Theodore Samp

Merchant Policeman Fredrick Samp was shot and killed as he tried to arrest two men suspected of stealing an automobile.

The subject who shot him was arrested in Peoria, Illinois, on February 5, 1936. He was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life. His accomplice was acquitted.

Merchant Policeman Fredrick Samp was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 42
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

May 28, 2015

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