Officer Raymond Zoller

Officer Raymond Zoller

West Haven Police Department, Connecticut

End of Watch Saturday, December 28, 1929

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Raymond Zoller

Officer Zoller was fatally wounded by a shotgun blast fired from inside a house being raided where liquor was being illegally distilled. He died in a squad car while being driven to the hospital by fellow officers. The suspect was eventually apprehended and charged with murder.

A judge ordered that the murder charge be dismissed and the suspect released because there was not a search warrant and Officer Zoller failed to identify himself as a police officer.


  • Age 40
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Released

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Officer Zoller,
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 West Haven.


United States Border Patrol

December 28, 2019

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