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    Today in history...First LODD in the nation's history.


    Constable Darius Quimby
    Albany County Constable's Office
    New York
    End of Watch: Monday, January 3, 1791

    Biographical Info
    Age: Not available
    Tour of Duty: Not available
    Badge Number: Not available

    Incident Details
    Cause of Death: Gunfire
    Date of Incident: Monday, January 3, 1791
    Weapon Used: Gun; Unknown type
    Suspect Info: Executed on August 26, 1791

    Constable Quimby was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man on a trespassing warrant. The suspect was found guilty of murdering Constable Quimby in the July session of the New York State Supreme Court and was hanged on August 26, 1791.

    Constable Quimby is the first known law enforcement officer to be killed in the line of duty in the United States.

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    RIP, it didn't take long to hang people back then. Why can't we adopt that way of thinking?
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