Police Officer Herbert J. Bischoff

Police Officer Herbert J. Bischoff

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Sunday, March 13, 1921

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Herbert J. Bischoff

Officer Herbert Bischoff was shot and killed while searching five men at the intersection of Riopell Street and Elliott Street. One of the men produced a gun and shot Officer Bischoff twice. All five men fled and were never apprehended.

Officer Bischoff served with the Detroit Police Department for only three months and was survived by his wife.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 3 months
  • Badge 1386

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Never apprehended

suspicious person

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Officer Bischoff,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Detroit.


United States Border Patrol

March 13, 2021

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