Patrolman Arthur R. Salthouse

Patrolman Arthur R. Salthouse

Bridgeport Police Department, Connecticut

End of Watch Monday, October 13, 1969

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Arthur R. Salthouse

Patrolman Arthur Salthouse was killed in a police motorcycle accident while returning from a parade in Stratford, Connecticut.

Patrolman Salthouse was traveling south on Main Street and swerved out of control as he turned left into Short Beach Road. He was found by a motorist and transported to the Bridgeport hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries the next day.

Patrolman Salthouse was a United States Navy veteran. He is survived by his wife, son, two daughters, parents, and two brothers.


  • Age 27
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Sunday, October 12, 1969


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Patrolman Salthouse, it has been 54 years since you were taken from us. New England law enforcement has continued to thrive, learn and become safer due to the traditions and sacrifices you, your family, and many others have made for us. Thank you for your military and law enforcement service.

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

October 13, 2023

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