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The Arcadia Police Department dedicated a memorial plaque to Albert E. Matthies, who was killed in the line of duty in 1927.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper6257
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
July 10, 1996
Pages
p. 1 photo
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
July 10, 1996
Pages
p. 1 photo
Subjects
Matthies, Albert E.
Police.
Item ID
6082AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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A plaque in honor of Officer Albert E. Matthies, the only Arcadia police officer killed in the line of duty, will be dedicated by the Police Department on July 9th. Attending will be Officer Matthies' two daughters, Minnie Matthies and Zora Kristufek.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper6254
Newspaper
Sierra Madre News
Date
July 4, 1996
Pages
p. 8
Newspaper
Sierra Madre News
Date
July 4, 1996
Pages
p. 8
Subjects
Crime and Criminals
Police
Matthies, Albert E.
Item ID
6079AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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On the 84th anniversary of the murder of Arcadia police officer Albert E. Matthies, a ceremony was held by the Arcadia Police Officers Association in his honor. Matthies is the city's only police officer killed in the line of duty. A memorial plaque at Foothill Boulevard and Northview Avenue commemorates Matthies' sacrifice and a small plaque marks his grave site at Live Oak Memorial Park in Monrovia. Matthies was shot on July 18, 1927 and died the day after. The shooter was Frank Miller.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper32465
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
July 20, 2011
Pages
p. A6
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
July 20, 2011
Pages
p. A6
Subjects
Arcadia police officers
Awards - honors - recognitions
Matthies, Albert Edward
Plaques
Remembrances
Item ID
32653AN
Collection
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As part of National Police Week, a memorial ceremony was held at the Episcopal Church of Transfiguration in memory of those officers killed in 1998 in the line of duty. A photo of Albert Edward Matthies, the only Arcadia police officer ever killed in the line of duty, was on the altar.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper26953
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
May 20, 1999
Pages
p. 1
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
May 20, 1999
Pages
p. 1
Subjects
Police Department
Matthies, Albert Edward
Item ID
27152AN
Collection
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Arcadia police officers honor Albert Matthies, the city's only police officer killed in the line of duty, with a ceremony and a plaque, 80 years after his death. The plaque is on the 1000 block of North View Avenue.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper30633
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
July 20, 2007
Pages
p. Local 1
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
July 20, 2007
Pages
p. Local 1
Subjects
Arcadia police officers
Awards - honors - recognitions
Matthies, Albert Edward
Plaques
Remembrances
Item ID
30821AN
Collection
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Officer Albert E. Matthies, Motorcycle Officer and Assistant Fire Chief, sitting on a motorcycle. He was killed in the line of duty July 19, 1927.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs1185
Date
unknown

  1 image

Date
unknown
Subjects
Matthies, Albert E.
ID
1176
Collection
Photographs
Images
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Photo of portion of driver's side of Albert Matthies' automobile. Photo shows police light mounted on auto, as well as showing broken windshield. Officer Matthies was killed July 18, 1927.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs444
Date
July 19, 1927

  1 image

Date
July 19, 1927
Subjects
Police Department
Crime and criminals
Matthies, Albert
ID
442
Collection
Photographs
Images
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Local historian Daniel Hennessy talked about Arcadia police officer Albert Matthies, the only police officer killed in the line of duty and the trial of the suspects thereafter, at the Gilb Museum on October 21.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper34996
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
October 26, 2017
Pages
p. 1, 27
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
October 26, 2017
Pages
p. 1, 27
Subjects
Gilb Museum of Arcadia Heritage
Hennessy, Daniel
Matthies, Albert
Item ID
35186AN
Collection
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Arcadia High School senior Ellison Chen receives Albert Matthies Memorial Scholarship.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper33094
Newspaper
Mountain Views News
Date
June 23, 2012
Pages
p. 6
Newspaper
Mountain Views News
Date
June 23, 2012
Pages
p. 6
Subjects
Albert Matthies Memorial Scholarship
Arcadia High School--students
Chen, Ellison
Item ID
33291AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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The automobile of Officer Albert Matthies, who was killed July 18, 1927. Photo shows how automobile was shot by the three killers. It appears that the auto had police lights on either side of the windshield.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs443
Date
July 19, 1927

  1 image

Date
July 19, 1927
Subjects
Crime and criminals
Police Department
Matthies, Albert
ID
441
Collection
Photographs
Images
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Photo shows passenger side of auto of Officer Albert Matthies, killed July 18, 1927. Car door is open clearly showing mounting of light and what appears to be switch to operate it. Dash board shows fairly clearly.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs445
Date
July 19, 1927

  1 image

Date
July 19, 1927
Subjects
Crime and criminals
Police Department
Matthies, Albert
ID
443
Collection
Photographs
Images
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Commemorating the 85th anniversary of the death of Arcadia Police Department officer Albert Edward Matthies, the Arcadia Police and Fire departments will have a service at Live Oak Memorial Park, where he is interred and a commemorative monument will be unveiled at his grave site.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper33106
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News,
Date
July 16, 2012
Pages
p. A4
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News,
Date
July 16, 2012
Pages
p. A4
Subjects
Matthies, Albert Edward
Item ID
33303AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Three people standing beside automobile of Officer Albert Matthies which was shot up by men who shot him July 18, 1927. Officer on extreme left is Grady Pardue. Other two in photo are not identified.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs442
Date
July 19, 1927

  1 image

Date
July 19, 1927
Subjects
Police Department
Crime and criminals
Matthies, Albert
Pardue, Grady
ID
440
Collection
Photographs
Images
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Ray O'Dell, 17 year old who was one of the three men responsible for killing Officer Albert Matthies and wounding Chief Bertolina, July 18, 1927.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs439
Date
1927

  1 image

Willie Montfort, 20 year old who was one of three men responsible for killing of Officer Albert Matthies and wounding of Chief Bertolina, July 18, 1927.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs441
Date
1927

  1 image

A ceremony was held for the moving of a memorial plaque dedicated to Captain Jerry Broadwell. He is the only Arcadia firefighter to die in the line of duty. The plaque has been moved to Station 2.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper29786
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
November 19, 2005
Pages
p. A1
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
November 19, 2005
Pages
p. A1
Subjects
Broadwell, Jerry
Arcadia Fire Department
Plaques
Firefighters
Ceremonies
Item ID
29971AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Frank Charles Miller, alias Jimmy McKay, 17 year old who was one of three men responsible for killing of Officer Albert Matthies and wounding Chief Bertolina, July 18, 1927.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs440
Date
1927

  1 image

A memorial to honor slain Arcadia Police Department officer Albert Edward Matthies, was unveiled on the 85th anniversary of his murder, at his grave site at Live Oak Memorial Park in Monrovia.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper33110
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News,
Date
July 20, 2012
Pages
p. A3
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News,
Date
July 20, 2012
Pages
p. A3
Subjects
Arcadia Police Officers' Association
Kristufek, Zora
Perez, Roxana
Straub, Sheryl
Tea, Daniel
Item ID
33307AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Five men with fire and police vehicles outside City Hall at NW corner of First and Huntington Drive. Left to right: Grady Pardue (on motorcycle), Jim Nellis standing on running board of fire engine (Fire Chief), Anist Mussachia (fireman), Albert Matthies (police -- killed approaching car of three men planning hold up of ODETTES which was previous name of Pines Cafe on Huntington Drive). The man on extreme right in business suit is Chief of Police and Fire Marshall, A. N. Coberly. Photo taken at City Hall, NW corner of First and Huntington Drive, it is believed.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs437
Date
c.1926

  1 image

Captain Rick Sandona read the names of California peace officers killed in the line of duty during 1999 at the annual Peace Officers' Memorial Ceremony and Law Enforcement Appreciation Service.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper27507
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
May 11, 2000
Pages
p. 1
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
May 11, 2000
Pages
p. 1
Subjects
Police Department
Item ID
27705AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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