Patrolman George David Geng

Patrolman George David Geng

Grand Rapids Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Wednesday, May 18, 1921

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George David Geng

Patrolman Geng died from injuries he received the two days earlier when his motorcycle struck a truck as he tried to catch up with a speeding vehicle. The accident happened on Plainfield Avenue near Saunders Court.

Patrolman Geng had served with the Grand Rapids Police Department for just two months. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 2 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Monday, May 16, 1921

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Patrolman Geng,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Grand Rapids.


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May 18, 2021

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