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Officer Adolphus C. Constantine | Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia


Adolphus C. Constantine

Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia

End of Watch: Thursday, September 10, 1891

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 38

Tour: 7 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Drowned

Location: Maryland

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Officer Adolphus Constantine drowned after falling overboard into the Potomac River while assigned to the police patrol boat.

The patrol boat had been detailed to pull a barge owned by Senator John Kenna, of West Virginia, to a point near Indian Head, Maryland. The boat was returning to the District of Columbia when Officer Constantine fell overboard near Stump Neck, Maryland, at approximately 8:00 pm.

His body was not recovered for several days.

Officer Constantine had served with the Metropolitan Police Department for almost seven years. He was survived by his wife and two children.

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