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Officer Albert L. Colson | Exeter Police Department, New Hampshire Exeter Police Department, New Hampshire

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Albert L. Colson

Exeter Police Department, New Hampshire

End of Watch: Thursday, July 3, 1924

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 55

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 7/3/1924

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Suspect: Not available

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Officer Colson was shot and killed when he attempted to disarm a man sitting on his porch with a shotgun. As Officer Colson attempted to take the weapon away he was shot by the resident with a second gun that he had not seen. The resident then shot a second person who had come to the aid of Officer Colson.

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Thank you for your service and unselfish sacrifice for your fellow man! You belong to HIM now and forever! May your family and friends find comfort and peace in that fact. God Bless!

Rev. Steven R. Closs, D.D.
Retired Captain, Nashua Police Department, Nashua, NH
June 9, 2013

 

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