Patrolman Charles W. Lind

Patrolman Charles W. Lind

Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Sunday, July 5, 1908

Charles W. Lind

Patrolman Charles Lind was struck and killed by a streetcar in front of the District Six station house. He was working desk duty when he informed his sergeant he was stepping outside to take a break shortly after midnight.

As he looked at his watch he failed to see an approaching streetcar and was fatally struck.

Patrolman Henry Deering was struck and killed by a streetcar in the same spot on March 24, 1902.

Patrolman Lind had served with the agency for 22 years. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 52
  • Tour 22 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by streetcar

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

July 13, 2015

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