Patrolman John Tegge

Patrolman John Tegge

Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Friday, December 6, 1889

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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 Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Patrolman John Tegge of the Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio and the additional 69 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation

December 6, 2019

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