Police Officer Edward Dehmer, Sr.

Police Officer Edward Dehmer, Sr.

Newark Police Division, New Jersey

End of Watch Friday, December 1, 1933

Add to My Heroes

Edward Dehmer, Sr.

Police Officer Edward Dehmer succumbed to injuries sustained three days earlier when he was struck by a vehicle while directing traffic at the intersection of Lyons Avenue and Clinton Place.

The driver of the vehicle was charged with automobile manslaughter.

Officer Dehmer had served with the Newark Police Division for 15 years and was assigned to the Traffic Division. He was survived by his wife and three sons.


  • Age 42
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle
  • Incident Date Tuesday, November 28, 1933

directing traffic

Most Recent Reflection

View all 10 Reflections

The Newark FOP doesn't forget our fallen, and we don't let their families walk alone.
Tonight I spoke to the 94 year old son of Officer Dehmer, enjoying life in the great state of Hawaii.
He wanted to know how we were doing with the rough weather the last 48 hours. Good man!
His Christmas gift from the FOP is on its way!!

James Stewart Jr
Newark Police Dept, Traffic Unit

December 19, 2023

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.