Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Officer Julius N. Alberson

Officer Julius N. Alberson
San Antonio Police Department, TX
Born: September 8, 1912
Cause of Death: Gunfire
End of Watch: Thursday, December 4, 1941
Date of Incident: Thursday, December 4, 1941
Age: 29
Badge Number: 218
Tour of Duty: 1 year
Suspect Info: Not available
Weapon Used: Officer's service weapon
Buried: Unknown
Location of Name on National and Texas Monuments
NLEOMF: P7 - E15
TPOM: 07, C, 01

On December 4, 1941, Officer Alberson was one of a number officers who answered the call to a dance hall, located at the 500 block of East Commerce Street, where soldiers were reported creating a disturbance. Officers said Officer Alberson was taking one of the soldiers from the hall to a nearby patrol car when the soldier managed to disarm Alberson, shot him with his own pistol, and fled the scene with Officer Alberson's service weapon.

Officer Alberson began his career with the San Antonio Police Department on February 24, 1941 and was assigned to the east side of San Antonio. ----------San Antonio Express News

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