Patrolman John Teen

Patrolman John Teen

New Orleans Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Monday, April 27, 1896

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John Teen

Patrolman John Teen was shot and killed near the intersection of Willow and Cypress Streets by a man he attempted to arrest for being drunk and disruptive. The suspect was arrested. He was released when his trial resulted in a mistrial.

The section of Cypress Street where the incident occurred is now in the parking lot area of the Superdome.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Not available

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Patrolman Teen,
On today, the 125th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of New Orleans.


United States Border Patrol

April 27, 2021

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