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Detective Louis F. Schroeder | New York Central Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police New York Central Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

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Louis F. Schroeder

New York Central Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch: Monday, January 17, 1921

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 64

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Location: Ohio

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Executed

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Detective Louis Schroeder and Detective Augustus Long were shot and killed during a payroll robbery by several men at the New York Central Terminal in Toledo, Ohio. The suspects shot the two detectives after robbing a ticket agent of more then $10,000.

Two suspects were apprehended and sentenced to death. One was was executed on July 1, 1921, and the second was executed on March 3, 1922.

Detective Schroeder was survived by his wife and two daughters.

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