Detective Louis F. Schroeder

Detective Louis F. Schroeder

New York Central Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Monday, January 17, 1921

Louis F. Schroeder

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.


  • Age 64
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Ohio
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed


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