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 served with the Cincinnati Police Department for a combined 13 years. He was predeceased by his wife.

He is buried in St. Joseph's Cemetary in Price Hill, Hamilton County, Ohio.


  • 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 Attorneys General 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 80 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

December 6, 2023

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