Officer Uriah H. Sears

Officer Uriah H. Sears

Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Monday, April 18, 1870

Uriah H. Sears

Officer Sears was stabbed to death by the brother of a man he had arrested the previous day. The brother located Officers Sears in front of the city newspaper's office and stabbed him. Officer Sears succumbed to his wounds the following day.

The suspect was arrested in Carthage, Ohio, the following day.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Incident Date Sunday, April 17, 1870
  • Weapon Edged weapon; Knife
  • Offender Not available

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Officer Sears,
On today, the 145th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Cincinatti.


United States Border Patrol

April 18, 2015

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