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Patrolman Julius Mayer, Jr. | Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio

Patrolman

Julius Mayer, Jr.

Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch: Saturday, March 16, 1940

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 24

Tour: 1 year

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Officer's handgun

Offender: Sentenced to life

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Patrolman Julius Mayer was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a burglar at a auto parts store on West 9th Street. During a struggle the suspect gained control of Patrolman Mayer's service revolver and shot him as another officer was running to help him. After a short chase that officer captured the suspect.

The suspect was convicted of Patrolman Mayer's murder and sentenced to life in prison on April 27, 1940.

Patrolman Mayer was survived by his parents and a sister. He had been with the agency for 13 months.

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