Watchman David Estes

Watchman David Estes

Boston Watch, Massachusetts

End of Watch Thursday, April 27, 1848

David Estes

Watchman David Estes was shot and killed while assisting other watchmen pursue two thieves.

As Watchman Estes was about apprehend one of the suspects he was shot point blank. He succumbed to his wounds several hours later.

Watchman Estes was survived by his wife.


  • Age 37
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Pistol
  • Offender Not available

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Now 170 years and yet, you are still remembered and respected.

God Bless, Watchman Estes for all eternity.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

April 27, 2018

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