Lieutenant Curtis Alvin Brandenburger

Lieutenant Curtis Alvin Brandenburger

Lower Southampton Township Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Tuesday, April 17, 1962

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Curtis Alvin Brandenburger

Lieutenant Curtis Brandenburger was accidentally shot and killed when a 12-gauge shotgun he was preparing to clean fell to the floor and discharged.

Another officer discovered his body in the police station on Bridgetown Pike shortly after 10:30 pm.

Lieutenant Brandenburger was a WWII veteran and had served with the Lower Southampton Township Police Department for eight years. He was survived by his wife, daughter, two grandchildren, brother, and sister.


  • Age 50
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)

accidental discharge

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Rest in peace Lt. Brandenburger.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

February 26, 2020

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