Patrolman Luther Brooks

Patrolman Luther Brooks

Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Friday, November 22, 1901

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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.

Bio

  • Age 33
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

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Rest in peace Patrolman Brooks.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

July 12, 2021

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