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 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 had been with the agency for ten years.

Bio

  • Age 53
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge 233

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)

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Patrolman Benedict,
On today, the 80th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Nassau County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

February 3, 2019

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