Lieutenant Curtis Alvin Brandenburger

Lieutenant Curtis Alvin Brandenburger

Lower Southampton Township Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Tuesday, April 17, 1962

Curtis Alvin Brandenburger

Lieutenant Curtis Brandenburger was accidentally shot and killed when a 12-gauge shotgun he was preparing to clean fell to the floor and discharged.

Another officer discovered his body in the police station on Bridgetown Pike shortly after 10:30 pm.

Lieutenant Brandenburger was a WWII veteran and had served with the Lower Southampton Township Police Department for eight years. He was survived by his wife, daughter, two grandchildren, brother, and sister.


  • Age 50
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Accidental)

accidental discharge

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Lt. Brandenburger,
On today, the 55th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served during WW II. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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April 17, 2017

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