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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Officer Zeh,
On today, the 75th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Detroit. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

June 4, 2019

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