Officer Evan Paulson

Officer Evan Paulson

Mayville Police Department, North Dakota

End of Watch Sunday, September 3, 1893

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Evan Paulson

Officer Paulson was shot and killed when he surprised three men robbing a pharmacy that used alcohol in its medicine. One of the men shot him in the stomach as he entered the building. The man then shot him twice in the head.

Two of the suspects were eventually apprehended and convicted of his murder. They served short prison sentences and were released. The third suspect was never captured.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .44 caliber
  • Offender Released after several years

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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

September 3, 2020

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