Detective Edward T. Cody

Detective Edward T. Cody

Hartford Police Department, Connecticut

End of Watch Monday, April 16, 1979

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Edward T. Cody

Detective Cody was shot and killed during an armored car robbery. Two armored car guards were also shot and killed. Two men and two women were arrested and charged with murder.

The two men were convicted of murder and sentenced to 75 years to life. The two women were sentenced to 12.5 years to life. Both women were paroled; one in 1996 and the other in 2001.

Detective Cody had been with the agency for almost 26 years.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 26 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to 75 years to life

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Det. Cody,
On today, the 40th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Hartford. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

April 16, 2019

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