Patrolman William J. Geib

Patrolman William J. Geib

Rochester Police Department, New York

End of Watch Wednesday, September 9, 1914

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William J. Geib

Patrolman William Geib succumbed to injuries sustained from an arrest two months earlier.

During the arrest, he was hurt on his side, where he had suffered a previous injury. He succumbed to his injury at his home.

Patrolman Geib had served with the Rochester Police Department for over 14 years and was assigned to the Sixth Precinct. He was survived by his wife, son, and daughter.


  • Age 40
  • Tour 14 years, 9 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Unidentified
  • Incident Date Wednesday, July 1, 1914


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Patrolman Geib, it has been 108 years since your sacrifice. I hope and pray that your descendants all know of your heroics and that sacrifice which we honor here.

God Bless, Brother and may your eternal rest be ever peaceful.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

July 6, 2022

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