Patrolman Honore Dutremble

Patrolman Honore Dutremble

Biddeford Police Department, Maine

End of Watch Friday, April 8, 1932

Honore Dutremble

Patrolman Honore Dutremble was shot and killed after stopping a stolen vehicle.

After observing a vehicle which had been stolen two days earlier in Portland, Maine, Patrolman Dutremble approached the vehicle and contacted the operator. The 20-year-old suspect shot him twice with a .38 caliber revolver. Patrolman Dutremble died while en route to the hospital. The suspect was captured a short time later following a pursuit by Portland Police, and was convicted of murder and sentenced to life.

Patrolman Dutremble was survived by his wife and 12 children.


  • Age 40
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .32 caliber
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Rest in peace my friend

Don Hedbany

February 20, 2015

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