Police Officer Michael B. Beuerlein

Police Officer Michael B. Beuerlein

Parma Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Thursday, May 20, 1926

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Michael B. Beuerlein

Police Officer Michael Beuerlein was killed in a motorcycle crash while responding to a fight call at approximately 7:30 p.m.

Another vehicle attempted to turn left in front of him at the intersection of State Road and Wick Road (modern-day Grantwood Drive). Officer Beuerlein's motorcycle collided with the vehicle, causing him to be thrown 20 feet and suffer a fractured skull.

He was transported to a local hospital, where he died four days later.

Officer Beuerlein was survived by his fiancee.

He is buried at Calvary Cemetery in Lawrenceburg, Lawrence County, Tennessee.


  • Age 26
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Sunday, May 16, 1926

emergency response, fight call, motorcycle

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NEVER FORGET! Please help me honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Police Officer Michael B. Beuerlein of the Parma Police Department, Ohio and the additional 64 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer (Retired)
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

May 20, 2024

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