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

Officer Legate was killed when an unknown suspect beat him about the head with the butt of a handgun. 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 Assault
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Never identified

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Officer Legate,
On today, the 95th 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, 2017

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