Detective Lewis A. Hauschild

Detective Lewis A. Hauschild

East Cleveland Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Saturday, September 22, 1945

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Lewis A. Hauschild

Detective Lewis Hauschild was struck and killed by the driver of a stolen car.

The car crushed Detective Hauschild against a streetcar after he had shot the suspect behind the wheel. The 23-year-old suspect died at the scene.

Detective Hauschild was a United States Army WWI veteran and had served with the East Cleveland Police Department for 21 years. He was survived by his wife, mother, two brothers, and two sisters. One of his brothers served with the Cleveland Police Department.


  • Age 45
  • Tour 21 years
  • Badge 10
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Shot and killed

stolen vehicle

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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 Detective Lewis Hauschild of the East Cleveland Police Department, Ohio and the additional 82 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

September 22, 2023

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