Corporal Alfred J. Beyl

Corporal Alfred J. Beyl

New Orleans Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Thursday, February 19, 1920

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Alfred J. Beyl

Corporal Alfred Beyl was shot and mortally wounded at Dauphine and St. Louis Streets by a man he attempted to arrest for shooting another man at a nearby night club. He died at Charity Hospital five days later.

The 23-year-old suspect was convicted of his murder and hanged April 1st, 1921.

Corporal Beyl was survived by his wife and son.


  • Age 46
  • Tour 18 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Saturday, February 14, 1920
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed in 1921

shots fired call

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Rest In Peace Brother in Blue. Thank you Hero and your family for your courage, sacrifice and service. Always remembered.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

February 19, 2020

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