Patrolman Carl L. Wunderlich

Patrolman Carl L. Wunderlich

Buffalo Police Department, New York

End of Watch Tuesday, February 4, 1930

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Carl L. Wunderlich

Patrolman Wunderlich was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a robbery suspect. The suspect was eventually shot and killed by other officers during a shootout on March 23, 1930. Three other robbery suspects were also shot and killed in the shootout.

Patrolman Wunderlich had served with the Buffalo Police Department for 5 years. He was survived by his wife and a baby daughter.


  • Age 31
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 781

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Patrolman Wunderlich,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Buffalo. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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February 4, 2020

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