Sergeant Amer M. Keller

Sergeant Amer M. Keller

Dayton Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Thursday, January 7, 1897

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Amer M. Keller

Sergeant Amer Keller was killed while assisting at a fire scene at North Jefferson Street at East Second Street.

A ladder with two firemen on it broke. The ladder and firemen landed on Sergeant Keller, who was crushed.

Sergeant Keller had served with the Dayton Police Department for 21 years. He was survived by his wife and children.


  • Age 48
  • Tour 21 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Fire


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NEVER FORGET! Please join me and honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Sergeant Amer M. Keller of the Dayton Police Department, Ohio and the additional 80 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer (Retired)
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

January 7, 2024

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