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New Hero Search Albert Edward Matthies - Jul. 19, 1927 (12480)

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Resided: CA, USA
Born: Unk  
Fallen: Jul. 19, 1927
Race/Sex: Caucasian Male / 27 yrs. of age
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Dept: Arcadia Police Dept.
CA   USA
Dept. Type: Municipal/Police
Hero's Rank: Officer
Sworn Date: Unk
FBI Class: Homicide - Gun
Weapon Class: Firearm
On The Job: 6 years
Bio: Not Available
Fatal Incident Summary
Offender: No Info
Location: CA   USA   Tue. Jul. 19, 1927
Summary: Police Officer Albert Matthies was shot and killed while checking the occupants of a car that was parked on a side street. As he approached to speak to the driver one of the passengers opened fire, killing him.

Later investigation determined that the three suspects had stolen the vehicle and were preparing to rob a business when Officer Matthies approached them. The suspects were apprehended in Los Angeles the following day. They were all sentenced to life in prison.

Officer Matthies had served with the agency for six years. He was survived by his wife and two daughters.

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