Police Officer Gottlieb Sohn

Police Officer Gottlieb Sohn

Lansing Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Sunday, May 23, 1943

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Gottlieb Sohn

Officer Sohn suffered a fatal heart attack while struggling with a suspect during an arrest attempt. The incident occurred after Officer Sohn responded to a nuisance call at a local tavern while working his downtown beat.

Officer Sohn had served with the agency for 24 years.


  • Age 61
  • Tour 24 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Officer Sohn,
On today, the 75th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Lansing. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

May 23, 2018

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