Sergeant Charles F. Handorf

Sergeant Charles F. Handorf

Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Sunday, December 8, 1974

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Charles F. Handorf

Sergeant Handorf was shot and killed while outside the home of a barricaded suspect. The suspect fired a shot as Sergeant Handorf crouched behind a stone wall, striking him in the head. Other officers returned fire and killed the suspect.

Sergeant Handorf had been with the agency for 22 years.


  • Age 49
  • Tour 22 years
  • Badge S064

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Sergeant Handorf, rest in peace.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 22, 2019

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