Patrolman Albert Gustave Eckart

Patrolman Albert Gustave Eckart

Cambridge Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Saturday, November 3, 1951

Albert Gustave Eckart

Patrolman Albert Eckart was killed after being thrown from the back of an ambulance at the intersection of Prospect Street and Harvard Street.

He was escorting a patient to the hospital during a snow storm when the accident occurred.

Patrolman Eckart had been in law enforcement for nine years. He served as a Military Policeman in the U.S. Army during WWII before returning to duty for Cambridge. He was survived by his wife, parents, and several brothers.

Bio

  • Age 38
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Patrolman Eckhart,
Sir, even though it has been 61 years since your End of Watch you are still honored and remembered. I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served in the U.S. Army during WW II. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
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November 4, 2012

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