Lieutenant Louis Arthur Hinkel

Lieutenant Louis Arthur Hinkel

Dearborn Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Friday, August 2, 1974

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Louis Arthur Hinkel

Lieutenant Louis Hinkel was shot and killed by a suspect armed with a rifle. When Lieutenant Hinkle arrived at the scene he attempted to talk the suspect into dropping the rife, but the suspect opened fire, killing Lieutenant Hinkel. The suspect was shot and killed by other officers.

Lieutenant Hinkel had served with the agency for 27 years.

Bio

  • Age 51
  • Tour 27 years
  • Badge LIEUTENANT

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Shot and killed by officers

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Rest in peace Lt. Hinkel.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 12, 2019

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