Policeman Albert Holindrake

Policeman Albert Holindrake

Park City Police Department, Utah

End of Watch Sunday, January 12, 1908

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Albert Holindrake

Policeman Holindrake accidentally shot and killed himself while examining his service weapon. He had only been hired as a police officer six days earlier and had received no weapons training. During a break in his shift he was examining the revolver when it discharged, striking him in the face and killing him instantly.
Policeman Holindrake was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 43
  • Tour 6 days
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)

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I stumbled upon this post on google.
I see a resemblance to my second son Daniel.
Albert Holindrake was my Great Grandpa.
I heard this story many times growing up from my grandpa and mom.
I was in Park City once and tried to visit his grave but unfortunately there was too much snow.
I hope I get to go back someday.

Terry La Vallee
Great Granddaughter

June 16, 2020

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