Sergeant Elton B. Hummer

Sergeant Elton B. Hummer

Alexandria Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Saturday, August 18, 1928

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Elton B. Hummer

Sergeant Elton Hummer was shot and killed in front of 224 South Alfred Street in the Old Town section of Alexandria.

There were no witnesses or suspects in the shooting.

Sergeant Hummer had served with the Alexandria Police Department for one year. He was survived by his parents and brother.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Never apprehended

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While it does not appear as if this was ever solved, I am confident that your assailant(s) faced an authority and justice far worse somewhere else at a later time. Thank you for your service and rest in peace always knowing that your sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 18, 2020

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