Patrolman Albert W. Thayer

Patrolman Albert W. Thayer

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Monday, November 26, 1888

Albert W. Thayer

Patrolman Albert Thayer was shot and killed while following two suspicious men near the corner of Fort Street and 15th Street at approximately 10:00 pm.

Two suspects were arrested several days later.

Patrolman Thayer had served with the Detroit Police Department for 8-1/2 years. He was survived by his wife, son, mother, and two sisters.

Bio

  • Age 27
  • Tour 8 years, 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Revolver
  • Offender Apprehended

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Patrolman Thayer,
On today, the 128th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Detroit.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

November 26, 2016

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