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Patrolman Fred L. Klenk | Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

Patrolman

Fred L. Klenk

Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch: Wednesday, February 26, 1936

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Vehicular assault

Location: Ohio

Incident Date: Not available

Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved

Offender: Arrested and fined $75

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Patrolman Klenk was struck by a drunk driver while he was protecting a railroad street crossing in Hamilton County, Ohio. He suffered a compound fracture of the leg. Complications developed and he underwent several operations. He remained hospitalized from the time of the incident until his death.

A witness took down the license number of the car and notified police. The driver was arrested and fined $75.

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 76th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect and you will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05
February 26, 2012

 

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