Detective Theodore A. Obitz

Detective Theodore A. Obitz

New Orleans Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Sunday, May 26, 1918

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Theodore A. Obitz

Detective Theodore Obitz was shot and killed near Calliope and Baronne Streets by a man he suspected of being a highwayman.

An hour later Detective Obitz's partner, who was with him when he was shot, shot and killed the suspect near Girod and Saratoga Streets.


  • Age 38
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed


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Rest in peace Detective Obitz.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 26, 2020

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