Patrolman Herman Reimer

Patrolman Herman Reimer

Cleveland Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Saturday, January 28, 1911

Herman Reimer

Patrolman Reimer was shot and killed while investigating suspicious people and activity in a troubled part of town. As he was on foot patrol he was ambushed and shot in the chest. No suspect was ever identified.
Patrolman Reimer had been with the agency for six months and was survived by his wife and young son.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Patrolman Herman Reimer of the Cleveland Police Department, Ohio and the additional 69 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

January 28, 2018

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