Mounted Patrolman Henry Ruberg

Mounted Patrolman Henry Ruberg

Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Friday, July 28, 1916

Henry Ruberg

Patrolman Henry Ruberg succumbed to injuries sustained two days earlier when the horse he was riding stumbled and fell. He had been detailed to strike duty at the Southern Railroad Terminal when the injury occurred.

Patrolman Ruberg had served with the agency for 29 years. He was survived by his wife and two sons.


  • Age 60
  • Tour 29 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Animal related
  • Incident Date Wednesday, July 26, 1916

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Mounted Patrolman Henry Ruberg of the Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio and the additional 75 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

July 29, 2018

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