Patrolman Edward Keim

Patrolman Edward Keim

Toledo Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Thursday, August 11, 1932

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Edward Keim

Patrolman Keim was shot and killed in a gun battle with a man who was robbing a service station. Two other officers shot and killed the suspect as he fled toward a waiting automobile.

He was single and had served with the agency for 9 months.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 9 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

robbery attempt

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My name is Patti Keim Rowland. I am Edwin Keim’s great niece. He was gone way before I was born, but our family, especially my great grandparents, never forgot him. My dads middle name is Edwin and he was my grandfather’s only brother. I am extremely proud of him. And Toledo should never forget.

Patti Keim Rowland
Great niece

December 27, 2019

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