Patrolman Albert A. Haupt, Sr.

Patrolman Albert A. Haupt, Sr.

Orland Park Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Thursday, April 19, 1973

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Albert A. Haupt, Sr.

Patrolman Albert Haupt was accidentally shot and killed when his service revolver fell from its holster and discharged, with one round striking him in the chest.

Patrolman Haupt had served with the Orland Park Police Department as a part-time officer for two years. He was survived by his wife, son, two daughters, father, sister and two brothers.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)

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Al was a friend of the family. This accident occurred right in front of my mother who the Police and Fire Dispatcher Praying that his family did not suffer long.

Lieutenant Jerry Kennedy
Family friend....CFD

April 19, 2019

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