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Patrolman Louis Edward Klusman | Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio

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Louis Edward Klusman

Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch: Friday, December 25, 1896

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 32

Tour: 11 years

Badge # 147

Cause: Animal related

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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.

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Rest in peace, hero.

God bless you. Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

Greater love hath no one than this, that someone lays down his life for his friends. John 15:13

Friend of USFS Off. Kris Fairbanks RIP 9/20/08

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January 2, 2011

 

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