Officer Augustus S. McCann

Officer Augustus S. McCann

Miami Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Wednesday, September 26, 1928

Augustus S. McCann

Officer McCann was fatally injured when his police vehicle overturned and crashed while in pursuit of a speeding truck. In an effort to avoid striking a pedestrian, Officer McCann swerved causing the vehicle to spin around and overturn three times. He suffered a fractured skull and died the next day.

Officer McCann had been with the agency for four years and was survived by his wife and two daughters.

Bio

  • Age 45
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Incident Date Tuesday, September 25, 1928
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

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Officer McCann,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Miami. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

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United States Border Patrol

September 26, 2018

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