Sergeant Perry Franklin Barrett

Sergeant Perry Franklin Barrett

Salamanca Police Department, New York

End of Watch Thursday, August 5, 1982

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Perry Franklin Barrett

Sergeant Perry Barrett was killed after being assaulted by a mentally unstable person who had fled from the city hospital's emergency room.

As Sergeant Barrett talked to the subject, the man suddenly struck him in the head, causing him to fall backward and strike his head on the curb.

Sergeant Barrett was a United States Navy World War II veteran and had served with the Salamanca Police Department for 23 years. He was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 55
  • Tour 23 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Weapon Not available
  • Offender Not available


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Sgt. Barrett,
On today, the 40th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the USN during World War II. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Fair Winds And Following Seas

United States Border Patrol

August 5, 2022

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