Police Officer Frederick Kaiser

Police Officer Frederick Kaiser

Milwaukee Police Department, Wisconsin

End of Watch Saturday, November 24, 1917

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Frederick Kaiser

Police Officer Frederick Kaiser and eight other members of the Milwaukee Police Department were killed when a bomb exploded in the department's central police station. The bomb had been found near a church and was brought to the police station by two boys. As the station keeper was showing it to the shift commander it exploded. Although the case was never solved it is thought that the bomb was planted by anarchists.

Officer Kaiser was a Spanish-American War veteran had served with the Milwaukee Police Department for 12 years. He was a freemason. He was survived by his wife and is buried in Section 4 of Forest Home Cemetery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.


  • Age 39
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Bomb
  • Weapon Not available
  • Offender Case never solved

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Note: for the record. it is coceded by historians that a not proven suspect was also involved in bombings in San Fransisco in 1916 and Wall Street in 1920. Suspect died 1963

T. Fazzini

November 7, 2017

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