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Photograph: Constable Robert George MacIntosh

Patch image: Canadian Pacific Railway Police, Federal

Constable Robert George MacIntosh
Canadian Pacific Railway Police

End of Watch: Wednesday, September 4, 1912

Biographical Info
Age: 30
Tour of Duty: 3 months
Badge Number: Not available

Incident Details
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: Tuesday, September 3, 1912
Incident Location: Alberta
Weapon Used: Handgun
Suspect Info: Not available

Constable Robert MacIntosh was shot and killed in the Canadian Pacific Railway yards in Calgary, Alberta, while attempting to arrest a subject believed to have stolen whiskey from a boxcar the night before.

The suspect had left a bottle of whiskey nearby and Constable MacIntosh was watching it with the belief the suspect would return to retrieve it. During the surveillance he encountered a subject who opened fire on him, fatally wounding him in the chest.

Constable MacIntosh had served with the Canadian Pacific Railway Police for only three months.

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