Sergeant Charles William Bound

Sergeant Charles William Bound

Erie Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Saturday, August 27, 1927

Charles William Bound

Sergeant Charles Bound was shot and killed on an Erie Railroad freight train near East 93rd Street in Cleveland, Ohio.

He was attempting to remove the two men from the train when one of them opened fire on him, shooting him in the head. The two men fled the scene but were arrested and charged with Sergeant Bound's murder.

Sergeant Bound was a U.S. Army veteran. He was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 44
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Ohio
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Arrested


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Sgt. Bound,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just as a Law Enforcement Officer but for our Country as well when you served with the U.S. Army.


United States Border Patrol

August 27, 2017

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