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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Patrolman Black, it has been 98 years since you were taken from us. New England law enforcement has continued to thrive, learn and become safer due to the traditions and sacrifices you, your family, and many others have made for us. Thank you for your law enforcement service.

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

November 27, 2023

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