Patrolman Bernard A. Kuebler

Patrolman Bernard A. Kuebler

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Monday, October 10, 1898

Bernard A. Kuebler

Patrolman Bernard Kuebler was shot and killed during a burglary investigation.

Patrolman Kuebler, while on foot patrol, investigated a burglary that had occurred on his beat. During the course of the investigation, Patrolman Kuebler observed two suspicious men fitting the description of the burglars. As Patrolman Kuebler approached, he was shot. Patrolman Kuebler died as a result of the injuries he sustained.

The suspect was convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison.

Patrolman Kuebler had served with the Chicago Police Department for seven years.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge 238

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Officer Kuebler's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 3-29-18 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police (IL)

March 29, 2018

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