Patrolman C. J. Redder

Patrolman C. J. Redder

Memphis Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Thursday, October 22, 1931

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C. J. Redder

Patrolman Redder was stuck and killed by a fire truck going to a fire on Main Street. Patrolman Redder had been assigned to direct traffic in the area in an effort to ease the congestion so fire trucks could get to the fire.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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Tonight I participated in the first inaugural Sea of Blue for Memphis officers killed in the line of duty. My car was dedicated to Officer Redder with his name and end of watch date displayed on both sides of my car.

Uniformed Patrol Officer
Memphis Police Department

May 30, 2015

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