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01-03-08, 11:32 AM #1
Today in history...First LODD in the nation's history.
Constable Darius Quimby
Albany County Constable's Office
End of Watch: Monday, January 3, 1791
Age: Not available
Tour of Duty: Not available
Badge Number: Not available
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.
01-03-08, 11:47 AM #2
RIP, it didn't take long to hang people back then. Why can't we adopt that way of thinking?OPD Explorer Post #2235
I never thought there was such thing as a stupid question, then I became a security officer.
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