Officer Albert L. Colson

Officer Albert L. Colson

Exeter Police Department, New Hampshire

End of Watch Thursday, July 3, 1924

Albert L. Colson

Officer Colson was shot and killed when he attempted to quell a disturbance being caused by several boys near an elderly man's home. The boys were there teasing the home owner. As Officer Colson attempted to take a weapon away from the man he and another man were shot and killed with a second gun that he had not seen.

The suspect was arrested and charged with murder.


  • Age 55
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Charged with murder

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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

July 4, 2015

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