Detective Theodore A. Obitz

Detective Theodore A. Obitz

New Orleans Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Sunday, May 26, 1918

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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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

May 26, 2015

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