Patrol Officer Robert E. Beasley

Patrol Officer Robert E. Beasley

Petersburg Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Sunday, February 6, 1916

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Robert E. Beasley

Patrol Officer Robert Beasley was assaulted while using a police call box at the corner of Halifax Street and Mistletoe Street.

He was reporting a suspicious incident at about 3:45 am when the line suddenly went dead. Other officers found his body approximately 15 minutes later.

Officer Beasley had served with the Petersburg Police Department for only seven months.


  • Age 36
  • Tour 7 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Not available


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Rest in peace Patrol Officer Beasley.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

February 6, 2020

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