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Patrolman Charles L. Glafcke | Michigan City Police Department, Indiana Michigan City Police Department, Indiana


Charles L. Glafcke

Michigan City Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch: Thursday, December 4, 1930

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 58

Tour: 20 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Executed in 1931

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Patrolman Charles Glafcke was shot and killed by a vagrant on the city's south side while waiting for a patrol wagon to arrive. The suspect was captured after a three hour chase in the winter snow.

The suspect was convicted of murder and sentenced to death. On June 24, 1931, he was executed by electrocution.

Patrolman Glafcke had served with the Michigan City Police Department for 20 years. He was survived by his four children.

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Rest in Peace, Patrolman Glafcke. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169
April 5, 2013


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