Deputy Sheriff Floyd Kindler

Deputy Sheriff Floyd Kindler

Butler County Sheriff's Office, Nebraska

End of Watch Saturday, April 13, 1963

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Floyd Kindler

Deputy Sheriff Floyd Kindler suffered a fatal heart attack following a struggle with a suspect he was attempting to arrest.

He had responded to backup a town marshal at a bar and asked one of the suspects to accompany him outside. Once outside the suspect attacked him. Deputy Kindler was able to subdue him and take him to jail, where he collapsed.

Deputy Kindler was survived by his wife.


  • Age 42
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Not available

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Deputy Sheriff Kindler was my uncle. He was a great man, with and without his badge. He died much too young, in the line of duty. His death left a huge hole in our family. RIP Uncle!

Kim (Kindler) Vint

December 8, 2019

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