Lieutenant Paul J. Beaupre

Lieutenant Paul J. Beaupre

Bloomfield Police Department, Connecticut

End of Watch Tuesday, December 19, 1967

Paul J. Beaupre

Lieutenant Paul Beaupre was shot and killed after being taken hostage during a robbery at a restaurant. He was driven to Enfield, Connecticut, and shot execution style. His body was then left in the yard on a dead end road where it was discovered by the home owner in the morning.

The suspects were ultimately apprehended; one suspect is alive and incarcerated in a correctional institute in the state of Massachusetts. The two other suspects have since died; they were involved in another killing in the state of Massachusetts, apprehended convicted and sentenced before their deaths.

Lieutenant Beaupre had served with the Bloomfield Police Department for 11 years. He was survived by his wife, two daughters, and son.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge 3

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Apprehended

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Rest In Peace Brother. You are honored and remembered on the 50th anniversary of your EOW.

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

December 19, 2017

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