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Officer William H. Katzenstein | Tucson Police Department, Arizona Tucson Police Department, Arizona


William H. Katzenstein

Tucson Police Department, Arizona

End of Watch: Saturday, July 26, 1902

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 32

Tour: 2 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Deemed incompotent

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Officer William Katzenstein was shot and killed after responding to assist the fire department at a fire.

As he was opening a fire hydrant he was ambushed and shot five times by a man who was seeking revenge for a friend who had been arrested by Officer Katzenstein.

The subject who shot him was arrested but determined to be insane.

Officer Katzenstein had served with the Tucson Police Department for two years and had previously served with the Sacramento, California, Police Department. He was survived by his wife, daughter, parents, and siblings.

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