Police Officer Albert W. Sansom

Police Officer Albert W. Sansom

Montgomery Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Thursday, September 28, 1922

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Albert W. Sansom

Police Officer Albert Sansom was shot and killed while responding to a domestic dispute.

Two days later, Game Warden George Wilson was shot and killed while searching for Officer Sansom's murderer along with Montgomery County deputies.

As a result of the officer's murders the national guard was deployed to subdue mob violence. A man thought to be withholding information about Officer Sanson's killer was lynched. Another man was shot and killed and several men were whipped and beaten.

Bio

  • Age 27
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Rest in peace always and know that no passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice.

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

September 28, 2020

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