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Patrolman Casper Mayer | Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman

Casper Mayer

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Friday, April 1, 1904

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 37

Tour: 11 months

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Cause: Electrocuted

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Patrolman Casper Mayer, on the first call of his afternoon shift, found wires down at South 22nd and Sidney Streets. Believing the wire was a telephone line, Patrolman Mayer attempted to wrap it around a nearby pole when he was electrocuted by 3500 volts of electricity.

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