Patrolman Finley Beaton

Patrolman Finley Beaton

Superior Police Department, Wisconsin

End of Watch Sunday, July 27, 1919

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Finley Beaton

Patrolman Beaton was shot and killed while approaching a store in which several burglary suspects had just blown open a safe. As they made their escape they shot Patrolman Beaton as he ran after them. They were never apprehended.


  • Age 48
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender At large

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Heard about you & your sacrifice from my grandfather Roy E Beaton (Two Rivers/Ret FBI) growing up. You’re not forgotten!

Patrolman Bradley T Beaton Jr
Indianapolis Metro Police Dept Retired

July 14, 2021

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