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Patrolman August Lind | Danville Police Department, Illinois Danville Police Department, Illinois

Patrolman

August Lind

Danville Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Friday, April 10, 1908

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 50

Tour: 20 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 4/8/1908

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Never apprehended

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Patrolman August Lind succumbed to a gunshot wound suffered two days earlier when he interrupted two burglary suspects.

The suspects were never apprehended.

Patrolman Lind had served with the Danville Police Department for 20 years. He was survived by his wife and three children.

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Officer Lind's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 10-09-16 to honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
RPPD (IL)
October 9, 2016

 

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