Patrolman Adolph F. Butterman

Patrolman Adolph F. Butterman

Boston Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Monday, June 16, 1919

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Adolph F. Butterman

Patrolman Adolph Butterman was shot by an unknown assailant during the May Day riot in Roxbury on May 1, 1919.

Captain Hugh Lee also died of a fatal heart attack after quelling the riot.

Bio

  • Age 53
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Thursday, May 1, 1919
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Rest in peace and know that time will never erase the memory of your service and the heroic sacrifice you made.

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

June 16, 2020

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