Police Officer Louis Joachim

Police Officer Louis Joachim

Faribault Police Department, Minnesota

End of Watch Monday, May 6, 1895

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Louis Joachim

Police Officer Louis Joachim died from rabies after being bitten by a rabid dog two months earlier.

He was attempting to subdue the dog when he was bit.

Officer Joachim had served with the Faribault Police Department for five years. He was survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age 51
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Animal related
  • Incident Date Tuesday, March 5, 1895

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Officer Joachim,
On today, the 125th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Faribault.


United States Border Patrol

May 6, 2020

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