Constable George E. Peeso

Constable George E. Peeso

Sterling Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Friday, September 19, 1919

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George E. Peeso

Constable Peeso was shot and killed by a man he was trying to arrest for causing a disturbance in a hotel bar. Several days later a suspect was arrested and charged with manslaughter.

The suspect, who said he thought Constable Peeso was a robber, was tried and acquitted.

Constable Peeso was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 37
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Acquitted

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Today is the 97th anniversary. You're still remembered, Brother.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

September 19, 2016

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