Officer Killed in the Line of Duty
Date of Death: December 2, 1948
Location of Death: 1601 Montello Avenue, NE
Corporal Beacham, and two other officers, responded to a domestic call in which a female reported that the armed suspect barricaded himself in the bedroom. One officer covered the rear and Corporal Beacham and another kicked open the bedroom door. Corporal Beacham was met with a shotgun blast to the chest and died instantly. His partner returned fire and killed the suspect.
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