Patrolman Samuel Steven Kidwiler

Patrolman Samuel Steven Kidwiler

Brunswick Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Sunday, March 28, 1971

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Samuel Steven Kidwiler

Patrolman Samuel Kidwiler succumbed to a head injury he sustained on March 12th, 1971, when he fell from a fire truck on Maryland 478, one-half mile east of Knoxville, while assisting the fire department.

The fire company was returning from a call near Knoxville and Patrolman Kidwiler was riding the back step when the leather strap he was holding broke and he fell from the truck causing his death.

Patrolman Kidwiler was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 27
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Fall
  • Incident Date Friday, March 12, 1971


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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 13, 2020

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