Patrolman Thomas Albino

Patrolman Thomas Albino

Lyndhurst Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Tuesday, August 5, 1947

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Thomas Albino

Patrolman Thomas Albino was shot and killed while serving an eviction notice.

The 60-year-old subject shot him in the chest with a .410 gauge shotgun as he and a constable walked up to his front door. Other officers shot and killed the suspect.

Patrolman Albino had served with the Lyndhurst Police Department for eight years. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 41
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun; 410 gauge
  • Offender Shot and killed

ambush, eviction

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Patrolman Albino,
On today, the 75th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Lyndhurst. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

August 5, 2022

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