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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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Patrolman Edward Keim of the Toledo Police Department, Ohio and the additional 66 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

August 12, 2018

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