Police Officer Frederick Holwedel

Police Officer Frederick Holwedel

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Friday, August 22, 1913

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Frederick Holwedel

Officer Frederick Holwedel was shot and killed when he interrupted a burglary in progress at 168 Joseph Campau Avenue. The suspect fled after shooting him.

Officer Holwedel had served with the Detroit Police Department for only two months and was survived by his wife.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 2 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

burglary in progress

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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 22, 2020

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