Patrolman Robert Hayes DeKorte

Patrolman Robert Hayes DeKorte

Newport News Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Friday, September 23, 1921

Robert Hayes DeKorte

Patrolman Robert DeKorte was shot and killed with his own weapon while attempting to arrest a fugitive.

Patrolman DeKorte was a WWI veteran and had served with the Newport News Police Department for three years. He was survived by his wife and young son.

Bio

  • Age 33
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Not available

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