Patrolman Carl P. Hauck

Patrolman Carl P. Hauck

Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Monday, July 29, 1907

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Carl P. Hauck

Patrolman Carl Hauck was shot and killed when he and another officer chased a group of men into an alley near Gest Street and Harriett Street (now Dalton Avenue). One of the suspects ambushed Officer Hauck and shot him in the back of the head.

The suspect was arrested but found not guilty due to a lack of evidence.

Patrolman Hauck had served with the Cincinnati Police Division for one year.


  • Age 24
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Acquitted

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Ohio Attorneys General Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Patrolman Carl P. Hauck of the Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio and the additional 68 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

July 29, 2021

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