Patrolman John Tegge

Patrolman John Tegge

Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Friday, December 6, 1889

John Tegge

Patrolman John Tegge succumbed to injuries sustained two days earlier when he fell in a street.

Patrolman Tegge had been with the agency for a combined 13 years and was predeceased by his wife.


  • Age 67
  • Tour 13 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Fall
  • Incident Date Wednesday, December 4, 1889

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Patrolman John Tegge of the Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio and the additional 68 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

December 6, 2017

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