Patrolman Louis Edward Klusman

Patrolman Louis Edward Klusman

Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Friday, December 25, 1896

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Louis Edward Klusman

Patrolman Louis Klusman was killed while attempting to stop a runaway horse pulling a buggy. Patrolman Klusman was able to prevent the horse from crashing into a crowd of people.

Patrolman Klusman had served with the agency for just over 10 years. He was survived by his wife and five children. His wife became the first widow to receive a pension from the city, and he was posthumously awarded Henshaw Medal of Valor. Patrolman Klusman is buried German Protestant Cemetery.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge 147

Incident Details

  • Cause Animal related

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Rest in peace Patrolman Klusman.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

August 19, 2021

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