Officer George Woessner

Officer George Woessner

Minneapolis Police Department, Minnesota

End of Watch Tuesday, June 24, 1919

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George Woessner

Officer George Woessner succumbed to injuries he received from a motorcycle crash at 22nd Street South and Lake Street when he swerved to avoid a car driving the wrong way.

He was responding to a call involving a vehicle that drove into a crowd waiting for a streetcar. He was transported to the hospital where he succumbed o his wounds.

Officer Woessner had served with the Minneapolis Police Department for seven years. He was survived by his wife and mother.


  • Age 36
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Monday, June 23, 1919

emergency response, motorcycle crash

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No passage of time will ever erase your memory, service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

June 24, 2020

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