Sheriff Louis F. Kreilein

Sheriff Louis F. Kreilein

Dubois County Sheriff's Department, Indiana

End of Watch Monday, March 29, 1954

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Louis F. Kreilein

Sheriff Louis Kreilein was killed when he was struck on the head by a piece of lumber which had been thrown from the roof of the sheriff's department during renovations.

Sheriff Kreilein had served with the Dubois County Sheriff's Department for five years. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 56
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Accidental

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Sheriff Kreilein,
On today, the 70th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Dubois County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol(Retired)

March 29, 2024

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