Patrolman Elmer M. Beers

Patrolman Elmer M. Beers

Waverly Police Department, New York

End of Watch Sunday, April 28, 1968

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Elmer M. Beers

Officer Elmer Beers was fatally shot when he went to the scene of a domestic dispute involving a husband and wife. A struggle resulted and the man gained control of Officer Beers' service revolver and shot him and his wife. The suspect was taken into custody a short time later.

The suspect was determined to be insane and committed in a mental institution.

Officer Beers had been with the agency for 27 years. He is survived by his wife, son, and three daughters.

Bio

  • Age 57
  • Tour 27 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Committed

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Rest in peace.

J.R.

April 28, 2021

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