Detective Augustus E. Long

Detective Augustus E. Long

New York Central Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Monday, January 17, 1921

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Augustus E. Long

Detective Augustus Long and Detective Louis Schroeder were shot and killed during a payroll robbery by several men at the New York Central Terminal in Toledo, Ohio. The suspects shot the two detectives after robbing a ticket agent of more then $10,000.

Two of the suspects were apprehended. One of them was sentenced to death and the second was sentenced to life in prison.

Detective Long was survived by his wife.


  • Age 46
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Ohio
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender One sentenced to death


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