Patrolman Albert C. Jordan

Patrolman Albert C. Jordan

Greenfield Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Tuesday, August 8, 1933

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Albert C. Jordan

Patrolman Albert Jordan was shot and killed by an armed robbery suspect after responding to a call at a filling station. Upon his arrival he disarmed the suspect. However, the suspect pulled out a second handgun and shot and killed Patrolman Jordan. The suspect was convicted of murder and executed in the electric chair the following year.

Patrolman Jordan had served with the agency for 12 years.


  • Age 49
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Executed in 1934

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We lost a good and brave man on this date 85 years ago. When your murderer was executed, we lost nothing but gained justice.

Patrolman Jordan, God Bless and may you continue to Rest eternally in peace.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

August 8, 2018

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