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Chief of Police Michael E. Corbett | Watervliet Police Department, New York Watervliet Police Department, New York

Chief of Police

Michael E. Corbett

Watervliet Police Department, New York

End of Watch: Wednesday, November 15, 1922

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 47

Tour: 22 years, 6 months

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Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 11/13/1922

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Shot and wounded

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Chief Corbett succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained two days earlier while attempting to arrest a man for armed robbery. The suspect and Chief Corbett were wounded during the shootout.

Chief Corbett had served with the agency for over 22 years. He was survived by his wife and four children.

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In memory of Chief Corbett it is 93 year since his sacrifice. Always remembered by his department and a grateful community.

Commissioner of Police (retired) Paul Mu
Watervliet
November 18, 2015

 

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