Patrolman Charles Gebhardt

Patrolman Charles Gebhardt

Hoboken Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Tuesday, July 26, 1898

Charles Gebhardt

Patrolman Gebhardt was shot and killed during a struggle with a suspect. Patrolman Gebhardt was struggling with a suspected "Sneak Thief" at the corner of Bloomfield Street and Twelfth Street, when the suspect drew a revolver and shot Patrolman Gebhardt in the chest.

Another Patrolman who witnessed the incident what able to apprehended the suspect. He was later convicted of murder and executed on February 9, 1900.

Patrolman Gebhardt had served with the Hoboken Police Department for eight years and was survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age 38
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Revolver
  • Offender Executed on February 9, 1900

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 112th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
Mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

July 26, 2010

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