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Patrolman Mosher Burnham | Lansingburgh Police Department, New York Lansingburgh Police Department, New York

Patrolman

Mosher Burnham

Lansingburgh Police Department, New York

End of Watch: Sunday, October 23, 1881

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 36

Tour: 10 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Not available

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Patrolman Mosher Burnham was shot and killed after interrupting a burglary in progress.

He started to pursue the subjects on foot when one of them opened fire as he came around the corner, striking him in the abdomen.

Patrolman Burnham had served with the Lansingburgh Police Department for 10 years. He was survived by his wife.

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Patrolman Burnham,
On today, the 135th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Lansingburgh. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol
October 23, 2016

 

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