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Patrolman Albert E. Oestriecher | New Orleans Police Department, Louisiana New Orleans Police Department, Louisiana

Patrolman

Albert E. Oestriecher

New Orleans Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch: Wednesday, March 9, 1932

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 36

Tour: Not available

Badge # 158

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Officer's handgun

Offender: Shot and killed

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Patrolman Albert Oestriecher, Patrolman Cornelius Ford, and Corporal George Weidert were shot and killed in the 12th Precinct Station. Patrolman Oestriecher and Corporal Weidert were shot and killed in a gun battle with a man who had just grabbed Patrolman Ford's service revolver and killed him as he attempted to lock him in a jail cell. Other officers subdued the suspect after they shot and wounded him.

The suspect was transported to a hospital and treated for his wounds. On the way back to the jail he tried to escape and was shot and killed.

Patrolman Oestriecher was survived by his wife and three children.

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RIP Sir, thank you for your service

James Kotke
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March 9, 2012

 

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