Patrolman Edwin Keim

Patrolman Edwin Keim

Toledo Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Thursday, August 11, 1932

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Edwin Keim

Patrolman Eddie Keim was shot and killed in a gun battle with a man who was robbing a service station at Indiana Avenue and Heston Street.

Two other officers shot and killed the suspect as he fled toward a waiting automobile.

Patrolman Keim had served with the Toledo Police Department for two months. He was survived by his parents and brother.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 2 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 Ohio Attorneys General Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Patrolman Edward Keim of the Toledo Police Department, Ohio and the additional 75 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

August 11, 2022

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