Detective Abe Kleeman

Detective Abe Kleeman

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

End of Watch Friday, September 15, 1899

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Abe Kleeman

Detective Kleeman was shot and killed during a shootout at the intersection of Poplar and Harrison Streets. Detective Kleeman's partner was seriously wounded in the incident. The suspect was also shot and killed.

Detective Kleeman had served with the agency for ten years.


  • Age 31
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge 77

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Det. Kleeman,
On today, the 120th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Columbus.


United States Border Patrol

September 15, 2019

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