Detective Carl W. Setser

Detective Carl W. Setser

Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Sunday, August 13, 1972

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Carl W. Setser

Detective Carl Setser suffered a fatal heart attack after moving several heavy boxes of evidence from a home he was searching to his police car.

Detective Setser had served with the agency for 19 years. He was survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age 40
  • Tour 19 years
  • Badge P579

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Detective Carl W. Setser of the Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio and the additional 60 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

August 13, 2018

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