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Detective Theodore A. Obitz | New Orleans Police Department, Louisiana New Orleans Police Department, Louisiana

Detective

Theodore A. Obitz

New Orleans Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch: Sunday, May 26, 1918

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 38

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Shot and killed

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Detective Theodore Obitz was shot and killed near Calliope and Baronne Streets by a man he suspected of being a highwayman. An hour later Detective Obitz's partner, who was with him when he was shot, shot and killed the suspect near Girod and Saratoga Streets.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas
May 26, 2015

 

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