Police Officer Charles W. Schmitt

Police Officer Charles W. Schmitt

Evansville Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch Tuesday, January 26, 1932

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Charles W. Schmitt

Police Officer Charles Schmitt succumbed to injuries sustained in a motorcycle crash on June 23rd, 1930.

He was on patrol when the car in front of him turned abruptly without signaling. He developed complications as a result of the serious injuries he sustained and died on January 26th, 1932.

Officer Schmitt had served with the Evansville Police Department for one year. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 27
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Monday, June 23, 1930

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Officer Schmitt,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Evansville.


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January 26, 2022

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