Officer Henry Joseph Eidler

Officer Henry Joseph Eidler

San Francisco Police Department, California

End of Watch Friday, May 27, 1955

Henry Joseph Eidler

Officer Henry Eidler was killed when a 15-ton furniture truck with no brakes struck his parked vehicle on the Clay Street hill. The out of control truck also struck and killed six other civilians on the hill before it could be stopped.

Officer Eidler had been with the agency for 25 years and was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 51
  • Tour 25 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

May 27, 2015

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