Patrolman Luther Brooks

Patrolman Luther Brooks

Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Friday, November 22, 1901

Luther Brooks

Patrolman Luther Brooks accidentally shot and killed himself when his revolver fell out of it's holster and fired while he was crawling out of a cave. He and several other officers were searching the cave for suspects wanted in a series of freight car robberies.

Patrolman Brooks had served with the agency for 8 years and was survived by his wife.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Accidental)
  • Incident Date Tuesday, November 19, 1901

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Rest In Peace Brother. Thank you and your family for your service and sacrifice.

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

November 22, 2017

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