Police Officer John E. Zeh

Police Officer John E. Zeh

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Sunday, June 4, 1944

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John E. Zeh

Officer Zeh succumbed to head injuries sustained the previous day when he was involved in a motorcycle crash at 7:50 p.m. at the intersection of Michigan and Trumbull while on patrol.

Officer Zeh had served with the Detroit Police Department for 6 years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Saturday, June 3, 1944


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I keep wishing a picture of you would appear to look for any resemblance. I am unable to determine if you were related to my biological grandfather who lived in Michigan. Your sacrifice is not forgotten

Cpl John Zeh
Longwood Police Department

May 30, 2016

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