Policeman Gottlob Klemmer

Policeman Gottlob Klemmer

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Sunday, September 11, 1927

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Gottlob Klemmer

Policeman Klemmer succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained 9 years earlier during a shootout with a member of a robbery gang. Doctors were unable to remove two of the bullets and they eventually caused his death.

Policeman Klemmer had served with the agency for 20 years.


  • Age 53
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge 2715

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Tuesday, January 14, 1919
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 86th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

May 5, 2013

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