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Acting Detective Anthony Tekulve | Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio

Acting Detective

Anthony Tekulve

Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch: Wednesday, July 9, 1924

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: 16 years, 6 months

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 6/27/1924

Weapon: Handgun; Revolver

Offender: Executed in 1925

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Patrolman Anthony Tekulve succumbed to gunshot wounds received two weeks earlier when he and a companion attempted to arrest a man who had been terrorizing citizens with a revolver. The suspect also killed his companion.

The suspect was convicted of first degree murder and executed in the electric chair on February 20, 1925.

Patrolman Tekulve had served with the agency for 16 and half years.

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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
July 15, 2015

 

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