Police Officer Joseph H. Platt

Police Officer Joseph H. Platt

Northumberland Police Department, New Hampshire

End of Watch Monday, October 10, 1960

Joseph H. Platt

Police Officer Joseph Platt suffered a fatal heart attack shortly after struggling with a suspect while responding to a disturbance call.

Officer Platt had served in law enforcement for 29 years.


  • Age 53
  • Tour 29 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Not available

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Officer Platt,
On today, the 66th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Northumberland. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

October 10, 2016

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