Patrolman Daniel Hartman

Patrolman Daniel Hartman

Crestline Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Monday, October 16, 1893

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Daniel Hartman

Patrolman Daniel Hartman succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained 20 days prior.

He was shot on the morning of September 26th, 1893, and subsequently died at 11:20 AM on October 16th,1893, from the effects of the wound in his chest. It was thought for a time that Patrolman Hartman would recover, but complications set in which resulted in his death.

Patrolman Hartman was survived by his wife and eight children.


  • Age 40
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Tuesday, September 26, 1893
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Patrolman Daniel Hartman of the Crestline Police Department, Ohio and the additional 68 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

October 17, 2018

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