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Patrolman Charles W. Lind | Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio

Patrolman

Charles W. Lind

Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch: Sunday, July 5, 1908

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 52

Tour: 22 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Struck by streetcar

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Patrolman Charles Lind was struck and killed by a streetcar in front of the District Six station house. He was working desk duty when he informed his sergeant he was stepping outside to take a break shortly after midnight.

As he looked at his watch he failed to see an approaching streetcar and was fatally struck.

Patrolman Henry Deering was struck and killed by a streetcar in the same spot on March 24, 1902.

Patrolman Lind had served with the agency for 22 years. He was survived by his wife and two children.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas
July 13, 2015

 

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