Corporal Saxton Helm Dutschke

Corporal Saxton Helm Dutschke

Louisville Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Sunday, April 8, 1934

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Saxton Helm Dutschke

Corporal Dutschke and Patrolman Clarence Evans were killed when their patrol wagon was struck by another vehicle at the intersection of 7th and Chestnut at 10:55 p.m. Corporal Dutschke was killed instantly and Patrolman Evans succumbed to his injuries two days later.

Officer Dutschke had served with the Louisville Police Department for eight years. He is survived by his wife, five daughters, and four sons.


  • Age 59
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

vehicle crash, routine driving

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Cpl. Dutschke,
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 Louisville.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol(Retired)

April 8, 2024

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