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Town Marshal Leonard Geisler | Hagerstown Police Department, Indiana Hagerstown Police Department, Indiana

Town Marshal

Leonard Geisler

Hagerstown Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch: Monday, May 1, 1905

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 36

Tour: 1 week

Badge # Not available

Cause: Assault

Incident Date: 4/30/1905

Weapon: Person

Offender: Sentenced to life

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Town Marshal Leonard Geisler succumbed to injuries suffered the previous day when he was assaulted by a group of intoxicated men.

Marshal Geisler had ordered the men to disperse earlier in the evening and when he confronted them a second time he was struck on the back of the head and knocked to the ground.

The man who struck him was convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison.

Marshal Geisler had served with the Hagerstown Police Department for only one week.

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Rest in Peace, Town Marshal Geisler. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169
February 17, 2013

 

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