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Police Officer David L. Friederichsen | Chattanooga Police Department, Tennessee Chattanooga Police Department, Tennessee

Police Officer

David L. Friederichsen

Chattanooga Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch: Sunday, June 18, 1978

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 29

Tour: 4 years

Badge # 319

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 6/15/1978

Weapon: Handgun; .38 caliber

Offender: Shot and killed

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Officer Friederichsen and Officer Nelson Hess were shot and killed after responding to a domestic disturbance call. Two minutes after arriving on the scene the suspect opened fire, striking them both. The suspect was shot and killed by return gunfire. Officer Hess was killed at the scene and Officer Friederichsen succumbed to his injuries at a local hospital three days later.

Officer Friederichsen had been with the agency for four years and was survived by his expectant wife.

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End of Watch: Monday, June 12, 1978
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I am the grandson of Delmah chadwick sorry for everything just trying to find more out about my grandfather.

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