Police Officer Charles William Sieger

Police Officer Charles William Sieger

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Wednesday, April 11, 1917

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Charles William Sieger

Officer Sieger was shot and killed while attempting to assist a detective making an arrest at 316 Rivard Street. During the struggle the detective suffered a fractured skull. Officer Sieger continued to struggle with the suspect but lost control of his weapon after three females came to the suspect's aid. The suspect gained control of the weapon and shot Officer Sieger to death.

Officer Sieger had served with the Detroit Police Department for 9 years and was survived by his wife and son.

Bio

  • Age 33
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge 311

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Not available

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