Roundsman Oscar Reinhardt

Roundsman Oscar Reinhardt

New York Police Department, New York

End of Watch Saturday, April 24, 1897

Oscar Reinhardt

Roundsman Oscar Reinhardt was seriously injured when his horse stumbled while galloping and threw him to the ground, fracturing his skull. The horse also stepped on Roundsman Reinhardt, breaking three of his ribs. Roundsman Reinhardt was removed to the hospital, where he died five days later from his injuries.

Roundsman Reinhardt, a veteran of sixth United States Calvary, served with the New York Police Department for 15 years and was survived by his wife and son.

Roundsman Reinhardt was assigned to the 31st Precinct, the present day 44th Precinct in the Bronx.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Animal related
  • Incident Date Tuesday, April 20, 1897

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A Calvary man and a Mounted cop. Thank you for your service Sir.

RIP Oscar!


April 24, 2011

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