Patrolman John Henry Posenau

Patrolman John Henry Posenau

Richmond Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Friday, November 14, 1952

John Henry Posenau

Patrolman John Posenau suffered a fatal heart attack following a struggle with a suspect on East Franklin Street.

The suspect was apprehended and put in a patrol wagon at which time Patrolman Posenau suffered the heart attack.

Patrolman Posenau had been with the agency for 11 years.


  • Age 39
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Not available

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