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Captain Albert M. Teeters | Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Captain

Albert M. Teeters

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Saturday, October 22, 1904

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 52

Tour: 29 years, 2 months

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Military veteran

Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

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Captain Albert Teeters was accidentally shot and killed by a police lieutenant in the shooting range in the basement of the Frankstown Avenue police station.

The lieutenant's revolver had misfired during target practice. As he worked to clear the round Captain Teeters walked towards the target to view the previous shots. The revolver suddenly fired and the round struck Captain Teeters, fatally wounding him.

Captain Teeters was a veteran of the Pennsylvania National Guard and had served with the Pittsburgh Police Department for 29 years.

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Rest In Peace Brother. Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA
October 22, 2017

 

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