Reserve Officer William H. Freytag

Reserve Officer William H. Freytag

Rochester Police Department, Minnesota

End of Watch Monday, March 13, 1961

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William H. Freytag

Reserve Officer Freytag was struck and killed by an automobile while directing traffic outside of the Mayo Civic Auditorium following a broadcast boxing match. The driver of the vehicle was charged with careless driving and fined $50.
Reserve Officer Freytag was survived by his wife, three daughters, and two sons.


  • Age 40
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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Officer Freytag,
On today, the 60th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Rochester. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

March 13, 2021

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