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Dinsmore, Vernon O.

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Dinsmore, Vernon O.

Rank: Policeman

Serial Number: Unknown

Division: Unknown

Location: 3rd and Central

Date Killed: Saturday, November 4, 1922

Cause of Death: Shot by a Mentally Disturbed Suspect

Bio: Policeman Dinsmore was shot and killed by a mentally disturbed suspect who he had caught stealing milk bottles from doorsteps in the early morning hours.

The suspect was apprehended after murdering Policeman Dinsmore and was sentenced to death. He was hung at San Quentin Prison on September 10, 1926.