Lieutenant George Crichton

Lieutenant George Crichton

Petersburg Bureau of Police, Virginia

End of Watch Thursday, November 7, 1889

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George Crichton

Lieutenant George Crichton was killed while assisting with a major fire on Sycamore Street near Courthouse Avenue.

The fire destroyed a significant portion of the city's business district. Lieutenant Crichton was killed when a portion of the building collapsed on him while he was assisting a store owner retrieve cash from the store's cash drawer.


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  • Cause Fire

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No passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

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Delaware State Police (Retired)

November 7, 2020

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