The Detectives’ Endowment Association, Inc. — Michael J. Palladino, President

The DEA Honor Roll

Official Line of Duty Deaths

Harry D. Bloomfield

Harry Bloomfield

Rank: Detective

Shield Number: 2014

Command: 44 Squad

Date of Death: 08/09/1930

Cause of Death: Shot - Arrest - GLA

Detective Bloomfield was shot and killed by a prisoner that he was fingerprinting.  Detective Bloomfield was printing four suspects in a robbery when one of the suspect grabbed his gun and shot the Detective and another officer.  Detective Bloomfield was able to regain control of his weapon and shot and kill the suspect.  Detective Bloomfield died the next day from his wounds, the other officer who was shot recovered.

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