Patrolman Henry Deering

Patrolman Henry Deering

Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Monday, March 24, 1902

Henry Deering

Patrolman Henry Deering succumbed to injuries suffered when he was struck by a streetcar on Eastern Avenue.

He had been on duty inside the District Six station house when he was reassigned to the Probate Court. He heard the approach of the westbound streetcar and ran out to catch it, but ran into the path of an eastbound streetcar and was fatally injured.

Patrolman Deering was a Union Army veteran. He was survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age 57
  • Tour 11 years, 3 months
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by streetcar

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Another year has passed and you are still admired and respectfully remembered in the hearts and minds of so many. My thoughts and prayers are with your loved ones and friends on this anniversary of your EOW. You will never be forgotten.

James Sheppard
Father of Sgt. Jason L. Sheppard EOW 12/7/06

March 24, 2010

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