Patrolman Bruce A. Patton

Patrolman Bruce A. Patton

Coraopolis Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Wednesday, December 13, 1905

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Bruce A. Patton

Patrolman Bruce Patton succumbed to a gunshot wounds received four days earlier when he tried to arrest a man for disorderly conduct. The suspect escaped.

As of September 1906 the suspect was still at large. It is not known if he was ever apprehended.


  • Age 27
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Saturday, December 9, 1905
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Not available

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No passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

December 13, 2020

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