Patrolman Robert T. Black

Patrolman Robert T. Black

Andover Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Friday, November 27, 1925

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Robert T. 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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Officer Black, You are not forgotten by the men and women in Law Enforcement. Rest in peace.

Michael Kane
Retired Detective, Boston Police Dept.

June 4, 2022

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