Officer Adolphus C. Constantine

Officer Adolphus C. Constantine

Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia

End of Watch Thursday, September 10, 1891

Adolphus C. Constantine

Officer Adolphus Constantine drowned after falling overboard into the Potomac River while assigned to the police patrol boat.

The patrol boat had been detailed to pull a barge owned by Senator John Kenna, of West Virginia, to a point near Indian Head, Maryland. The boat was returning to the District of Columbia when Officer Constantine fell overboard near Stump Neck, Maryland, at approximately 8:00 pm.

His body was not recovered for several days.

Officer Constantine had served with the Metropolitan Police Department for almost seven years. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 38
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Drowned
  • Location Maryland

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