Patrolman Albert Gustave Eckart

Patrolman Albert Gustave Eckart

Cambridge Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Saturday, November 3, 1951

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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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Thank you for your service, military and police, and always know that your sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

November 3, 2020

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