Lieutenant Paul J. Beaupre

Lieutenant Paul J. Beaupre

Bloomfield Police Department, Connecticut

End of Watch Tuesday, December 19, 1967

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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 homeowner in the morning.

All three suspects were ultimately apprehended. Two of them committed a second murder in Massachusetts for which they were convicted. All three were also convicted of Lieutenant Beaupre's murder.

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

abducted, hostage, robbery

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Rest in peace Lt. Beaupre.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 25, 2019

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