Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 6 years
Badge # 66
Incident Date: 3/27/1937
Weapon: Handgun; .45 caliber
Suspect: Released after 11 years
Patrolman Theodore Husting was shot and killed when he discovered a burglary in progress. He was walking his nightly rounds when he observed a man inside a tavern at North 12th Street and Lincoln Avenue. As he looked inside a window the suspect shot him with a .45 caliber handgun he had found inside. The suspect was convicted of the murder, but served only 11 years before being released.
Patrolman Husting had been with the agency for six years and was survived by his wife.