P.O. Peter Peterson

Name: Peterson, Peter
Star:
Rank: Patrolman
District / Unit: 028 District (Austin)
End of Watch: 19-Feb-1928
Incident Details: Police Officer Peter Peterson, 31, was assigned to the Austin Station.

On January 25, 1928, Officer Peterson was riding his police motorcycle with his partner, Dennis Egan, seated in the sidecar.  The officers were traveling near Chicago and Lavergne Avenues when they were struck by a vehicle.  Officer Peterson was severely injured and Officer Egan was bruised.  Officer Peterson died of his injuries at St. Anne's Hospital on February 19, 1928.

Officer Peterson was laid to rest in Mount Olive Cemetery.