Police Officer Robert E. Bahlke, Jr.

Police Officer Robert E. Bahlke, Jr.

Milwaukee Police Department, Wisconsin

End of Watch Tuesday, February 23, 1932

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Robert E. Bahlke, Jr.

Officer Bahlke succumbed to injuries received over a month earlier when he was struck by a vehicle while directing traffic. The driver stated that he did not see the officer because rain obscured his vision.

Officer Bahlke had served with the Milwaukee Police Department for ten years. He was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 45
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge 791

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle
  • Incident Date Thursday, January 14, 1932

directing traffic, weather

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