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Patrolman Anton Bachman | Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio


Anton Bachman

Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch: Tuesday, October 8, 1907

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 60

Tour: 21 years, 4 months

Badge # 231

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Sentenced to 15 years; paroled in three

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Patrolman Anton Bachman was shot and killed while responding to a report of a drunk man threatening his wife. The suspect, who was known to Patrolman Bachman, opened fire when Patrolman Bachman opened the front door.

The suspect was apprehended and sentenced to 15 years but was released early, in 1923.

Patrolman Bachman had served with the agency in the fourth district for over 21 years. He was a widower who is survived by his seven children and his father and he is buried in Spring Grove Cemetery, Hamilton County, Ohio.

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Today on the anniversary of your death we wish to remember you and thank you Sir for your service.

D. Holmes, Lieutenant
Federal Bureau of Prisons
October 8, 2014


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