Patrolman Harry R. Ohle

Patrolman Harry R. Ohle

Denver Police Department, Colorado

End of Watch Thursday, November 22, 1928

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Harry R. Ohle

Patrolman Ohle was shot and killed as he and other officers searched a location after receiving a tip that illegal alcohol was being dispensed. After searching the first floor the officers went to the second floor. While entering a darkened room a man inside opened fire, striking all three officers. Patrolman Ohle was hit in the heart and killed instantly. The suspect was executed for the crime in 1930.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed

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Thank you Ronald Barnes,for your nice comments. My mother was three when her father died and would love to hear more about her father. Grandson, Robert S. Fabry

Robert Fabry

June 11, 2012

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