Patrolman Louis Edward Klusman

Patrolman Louis Edward Klusman

Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Friday, December 25, 1896

Louis Edward Klusman

Patrolman Louis Klusman was killed while attempting to stop a runaway horse pulling a buggy. Patrolman Klusman was able to prevent the horse from crashing into a crowd of people.

Patrolman Klusman had served with the agency for just over 10 years. He was survived by his wife and five children. His wife became the first widow to receive a pension from the city, and he was posthumously awarded Henshaw Medal of Valor. Patrolman Klusman is buried German Protestant Cemetery.

Bio

  • Age 32
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge 147

Incident Details

  • Cause Animal related

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Patrolman Louis Edward Klusman of the Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio and the additional 94 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

December 26, 2017

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