Officer Charles A. Ware

Officer Charles A. Ware

Indianapolis Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch Wednesday, April 28, 1897

Charles A. Ware

Officer Charles Ware was shot and killed after responding to a disturbance at a saloon near Georgia and East streets.

The suspect was arrested a short time later and sentenced to life in prison. He escaped in 1899, but was recaptured. He was paroled in 1917 despite his life sentence.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Paroled in 1917

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Indianapolis Police

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