Patrolman Chester Burmeister

Patrolman Chester Burmeister

Cleveland Division of Police, Ohio

End of Watch Wednesday, December 23, 1964

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Chester Burmeister

Patrolman Chester Burmeister was struck and killed by a drunk driver while directing traffic around the scene of an accident on the Innerbelt.

The driver who struck him was charged with manslaughter.

Patrolman Burmeister had served with the agency for 17 years.


  • Age 44
  • Tour 17 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Apprehended

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Your dedication and courage as a law enforcement officer, with a kind heart and an honest soul, will live forever. I miss you, dad.
Your loving daughter, Gloria


January 17, 2019

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