Officer William H. Katzenstein

Officer William H. Katzenstein

Tucson Police Department, Arizona

End of Watch Saturday, July 26, 1902

William H. Katzenstein

Officer William Katzenstein was shot and killed after responding to assist the fire department at a fire.

As he was opening a fire hydrant he was ambushed and shot five times by a man who was seeking revenge for a friend who had been arrested by Officer Katzenstein.

The subject who shot him was arrested but determined to be insane.

Officer Katzenstein had served with the Tucson Police Department for two years and had previously served with the Sacramento, California, Police Department. He was survived by his wife, daughter, parents, and siblings.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Deemed incompotent

ambush, edp

Most Recent Reflection

View all 9 Reflections

Forever in my heart


July 25, 2014

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.