Reserve Officer William H. Freytag

Reserve Officer William H. Freytag

Rochester Police Department, Minnesota

End of Watch Tuesday, March 14, 1961

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William H. Freytag

Reserve Officer Freytag was struck and killed by an automobile while directing traffic outside 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
  • Incident Date Monday, March 13, 1961

directing traffic

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May 7, 2022

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