Patrolman Robert Black

Patrolman Robert Black

Andover Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Friday, November 27, 1925

Robert Black

Patrolman Robert Black was shot and killed without warning while standing on a city street.

A suspect was fleeing the scene of a bank robbery in Lawrence, Massachusetts, when he encountered Patrolman Black and shot him.


  • Age 29
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

ambush, robbery

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It's now been 92 years and you are still remembered and mourned. God Bless, Brother.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

November 27, 2017

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