Special Officer Charles Freiherr

Special Officer Charles Freiherr

Sheboygan Police Department, Wisconsin

End of Watch Friday, September 6, 1895

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Charles Freiherr

Special Officer Charles Freiherr was struck and killed by a switch engine while patrolling the former Chicago and Northwestern Railroad yards near the present day intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and Jefferson Avenue.

Officer Freiherr had served with the agency for only two months. He was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 31
  • Tour 2 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train

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Officer Freiherr your story has now been recognized and brought to light due to the investigative work of a dedicated amazing young Officer, Officer Deutsch, who found your story. Thanks to him, you will now never be forgotten and your service forever honored.

G. Birkholz Mother of
Officer Craig Birkholz EOW 3/20/2011 Fond du Lac PD

September 12, 2019

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