Deputy Sheriff Albert Anderson

Deputy Sheriff Albert Anderson

Oakland County Sheriff's Office, Michigan

End of Watch Sunday, August 12, 1917

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Albert Anderson

Deputy Sheriff Albert Anderson was shot as he approached a suspicious man hiding behind a local business at the intersection of Nine Mile Road and Woodward Avenue in Royal Oak Township (modern day City of Ferndale).

As Deputy Anderson questioned the subject, the man produced a .38 caliber revolver and shot him in the abdomen. Investigators believe that the man had just burglarized a nearby store.

Deputy Anderson had served with the Oakland County Sheriff's Office for three years. He was survived by his wife and eight children.


  • Age 47
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Thursday, August 9, 1917
  • Weapon Handgun; .38 caliber
  • Offender Not available

burglary, suspicious person

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