Patrolman
Herbert Long
Terre Haute Police Department
Thursday, February 9, 1922

Age: 37
Served: 4 years
Badge #:
Panel 46W, Line 3
Panel L21, Line 5

Incident Details

Cause of Death:
Gunfire
Date/Time of Incident:
Thursday, February 9, 1922
11:50 pm
Incident to Death Duration:
Same day
Incident Location:
25th Street and 2nd Avenue, Terre Haute
Incident County:
Vigo
Incident Township:
Harrison
Weapon Used:
Gun (unknown type)
Suspect Disposition:
Died in prison
Burial Place:
Highland Lawn Cemetery, Terre Haute

   Patrolman Herbert Long was killed while attempting to arrest two subjects on alcohol-related charges.

   As the suspects were being taken into custody, one of them stepped back and fatally wounded Patrolman Long.

   The shooter was later convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison where he died in 1936.


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