Mounted Patrolman Charles E. Twitchell

Mounted Patrolman Charles E. Twitchell

Rochester Police Department, New York

End of Watch Sunday, August 7, 1910

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Charles E. Twitchell

Mounted Patrolman Charles Twitchell died from injuries sustained when the horse he was riding slipped and fell on wet pavement at the intersection of Meigs Street and Rockingham Street.

His feet were in the horse's stirrups when it fell and rolled over. Patrolman Twitchell suffered a fractured hip and skull as a result of the accident. He was taken to Hahnemann Hospital where he died a short time after arrival.

Patrolman Twitchell had served with the Rochester Police Department for 13 years and was assigned to the University Avenue Station.


  • Age 44
  • Tour 13 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Animal related

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Rest in peace knowing that no passage of time will ever erase your memory, service and sacrifice.

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

August 7, 2020

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