Patrolman Robert W. Provost

Patrolman Robert W. Provost

Burlington Police Department, Vermont

End of Watch Wednesday, January 13, 1954

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Robert W. Provost

Patrolman Robert Provost suffered a fatal heart attack after assisting two elderly patients at an apartment building. He collapsed after carrying one of the patients to her room in the apartment building.

Patrolman Provost had served with the Burlington Police Department for only two months. He was survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 2 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Never had the honor of knowing my father. After several years of acquiring the honors due him on the national, state, and local levels, now everyone who reads his name will honor him!

Anne True

January 14, 2018

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