Sergeant Morris J. Albany, Jr.

Sergeant Morris J. Albany, Jr.

Upland Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Wednesday, October 13, 1976

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Morris J. Albany, Jr.

Sergeant Morris Albany was shot and killed in a tavern at the intersection of 15th Street and Shaw Terrace when he attempted to take action during a robbery while he was off duty.

He was able to return fire and wound the suspect, causing him to be paralyzed from the waist down. The suspect was arrested and sentenced to life in prison.

Sergeant Albany was a U.S. Navy veteran and had served with the Upland Borough Police Department for 10 years. He is survived by his wife and three daughters.


  • Age 36
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to life

off duty, robbery

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Rest in peace Sergeant Albany.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 15, 2020

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