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,
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 Sheboygan.


United States Border Patrol

September 6, 2020

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