Police Officer Charles O. Legate

Police Officer Charles O. Legate

Seattle Police Department, Washington

End of Watch Friday, March 17, 1922

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Charles O. Legate

Police Officer Charles Legate was shot and killed by an unknown suspect in a service garage at 1242 Main Street.

No suspect was ever identified.

Officer Legate had been with the Seattle Police Department for 15 years and was survived by his wife, two daughters, and a son.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Never identified

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Officer Legate,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Seattle. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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March 17, 2022

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