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Police Officer Christian F. Otto | Elizabeth Police Department, New Jersey Elizabeth Police Department, New Jersey

Police Officer

Christian F. Otto

Elizabeth Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch: Monday, September 17, 1894

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 34

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Electrocuted

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Police Officer Christian Otto was electrocuted when he came in contact with a malfunctioning light pole at the intersection of Washington Avenue and Pearl Street.

His body was found at approximately 2:30 am by a citizen at the base of the pole. Two citizens were also badly shocked when they came in contact with the same pole later in the day.

Officer Otto was survived by his wife.

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Officer Otto,
On today, the 123rd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Elizabeth.

R.I.P.
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Anonymous
United States Border Patrol
September 17, 2017

 

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