Detective Douglas Henry Mayville

Detective Douglas Henry Mayville

Albany Police Department, New York

End of Watch Wednesday, April 9, 2014

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Douglas Henry Mayville

Detective Douglas Mayville died as the result of long term chemical exposure.

He was exposed to toxic chemicals while working in the department's forensic lab. He medically retired in 1997 as a result of the exposure and his condition continued to worsen until he passed away on April 9th, 2014.

Detective Mayville had served with the Albany Police Department for 26 years. He is survived by his wife.


  • Age 63
  • Tour 26 years
  • Badge 32

Incident Details

  • Cause Duty related illness
  • Incident Date Not available

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John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

September 11, 2018

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