Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 7 years
Badge # Not available
Incident Date: 9/10/1891
Weapon: Not available
Suspect: Not available
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.