Patrolman Alexander N. Benedict

Patrolman Alexander N. Benedict

Nassau County Police Department, New York

End of Watch Friday, February 3, 1939

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Alexander N. Benedict

Patrolman Alexander Benedict was accidentally shot and killed while investigating a burglary. With his gun drawn, he slipped on some ice, causing his weapon to discharge, striking him in the head.

Patrolman Benedict was a United States Army WWI veteran and had served with the Nassau County Police Department for ten years.


  • Age 53
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge 233
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)

investigation, weather

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February 3, 2022

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