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 told a group of men drinking and loitering at Gest Street and Harriett Street (now Dalton Avenue) to disperse.

The men were part of a gang that was terrorizing the area through robberies and intimidation. Two of the men attacked Patrolamn Hauck, and one of them shot him four times. Patrolman Hauck returned one shot, striking one of the men in the arm.

The suspect, who was on parole at the time, was arrested but found not guilty due to a lack of evidence.

Patrolman Hauck had served with the Cincinnati Police Division for one year. He was survived by his mother, brother,


  • Age 24
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

convicted felon, gang member, loitering, parolee

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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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