Detective Ralph Palma

Detective Ralph Palma

New Haven Police Department, Connecticut

End of Watch Sunday, June 13, 1954

Ralph Palma

Detective Palma was shot and killed by two robbery suspects in a theater on Crown Street. Hours later as police closed in on the suspects they both shot and killed themselves.


  • Age 32
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Committed suicide

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

June 15, 2015

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