Portrait of Miami police officer Augustus S. McCann with an unidentified girl

Portrait of Miami police officer Augustus S. McCann with an unidentified girl


Image Number

  • PR20193

Year

  • Between 1925 and 1928

Series Title

General Note

  • Born on November 27, 1883, in Barwick, Georgia. Moved to Miami from Quitman, Georgia in 1919 at the age of 36. He joined the Miami Police Department and took the oath of office on October 16, 1925. Officer McCann was fatally injured when his patrol car overturned during pursuit of a speeding truck on September 25, 1928. He died of a fractured skull on September 26, 1928. His name is inscribed (incorrectly as "Augustine") on the National Law Enforcement Memorial in Washington, D.C. (on Panel 42, West Wall, Line 7).

Rights

Title of Work

  • Forgotten Heroes: Police Officers Killed in Dade County

Additional Creator

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 7 x 5 in.

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Chicago Manual of Style

Portrait of Miami police officer Augustus S. McCann with an unidentified girl. Between 1925 and 1928. Black & white photoprint, 7 x 5 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/13725>, accessed 19 July 2019.

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Portrait of Miami police officer Augustus S. McCann with an unidentified girl. Between 1925 and 1928. Black & white photoprint. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 19 Jul. 2019.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/13725>.

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(State Archives of Florida)