Chief Deputy Joseph Bernell Bauer

Chief Deputy Joseph Bernell Bauer

Kosciusko County Sheriff's Office, Indiana

End of Watch Friday, December 31, 1954

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Joseph Bernell Bauer

Chief Deputy Joseph Bauer was killed in an automobile accident while responding to a fire.

An oncoming vehicle crossed into his lane of traffic and struck his patrol car head-on.

Chief Deputy Bauer had served with the Kosciusko County Sheriff's Department for four years. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge 2

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Rest in Peace, Chief Deputy Bauer. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

April 5, 2013

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