Captain Moses Harry Straus

Captain Moses Harry Straus

Bethlehem Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Friday, June 3, 1932

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Moses Harry Straus

Captain Moses Straus was struck and killed by a vehicle while directing traffic on William Penn Highway at the scene of a fire.

He was waiting for the fire apparatus to arrive when the accident occurred.

Captain Straus had served with the Bethlehem Police Department for 26 years, and had previously served as a patrolman for the Lehigh Valley Railroad Police. He is survived by his wife, two sons, two daughters, and eight siblings.


  • Age 47
  • Tour 26 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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Rest in peace and Olav Hashalom Captain Straus.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

December 12, 2019

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