Night Policeman Alfred Mearle Corson

Night Policeman Alfred Mearle Corson

Madison Police Department, Maine

End of Watch Thursday, November 11, 1948

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Alfred Mearle Corson

Night Policeman A. Mearle Corson suffered a fatal heart attack while he and another officer dealt with two drunk men who had been involved in a fight at a bar on Pine Street.

The second officer had taken one of the men to jail while Policeman Corson attempted to convince the second man to go home. Policeman Corson suddenly collapsed in the street.

Policeman Corson had served with the Madison Police Department for two years. He was survived by his wife, son, two sisters, and brother.


  • Age 60
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Not available


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Officer Corson,
On today, the 75th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Madison. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

November 11, 2023

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