Officer Patrick Nuttle

Officer Patrick Nuttle

Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Tuesday, June 11, 1861

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Patrick Nuttle

Officer Patrick Nuttle was stabbed on June 10th, 1861, when he interrupted a dispute between two men at 8th Street and Broadway.

Officer Nuttle warned one of the men to quiet down or he would be arrested. The subject advanced on the officer and a fight ensued during which Officer Nuttle was stabbed.

The subject was convicted of murder and sentenced to ten years in prison.

Officer Nuttle had served with the Cincinnati Police Division for only five months. He was survived by his expectant wife and four children.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 5 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Incident Date Monday, June 10, 1861
  • Weapon Unknown weapon
  • Offender Sentenced to ten years

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Officer Nuttle,
On today, the 160th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Cincinnati.


United States Border Patrol

June 11, 2021

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