Patrolman Patrick Henry Jordan

Patrolman Patrick Henry Jordan

Bangor Police Department, Maine

End of Watch Saturday, March 7, 1903

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Patrick Henry Jordan

Patrolman Jordan was shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance call on Carroll Street. The male suspect fled on foot and shot Patrolman Jordan as he was being chased. The suspect was apprehended a short time later and charged with murder.

The 36-year-old suspect was convicted of murder and sentenced to life. He died in prison from an abdominal infection on November 28, 1908.

Patrolman Jordan had been with the Banger Police for 14 months but had only been a patrolman for five days. There had not been a murder in Bangor in more than 25 years.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 1 year, 2 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Died in prison

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Patrolman Jordan, it has been 121 years since you were taken from us. Northern New England law enforcement has continued to thrive, learn and become safer due to the traditions and sacrifices you, your family, and many others have made for us. Thank you for your 1 1/2 years of law enforcement service.

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

March 7, 2024

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