Patrolman Bernard A. Kuebler

Patrolman Bernard A. Kuebler

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Monday, October 10, 1898

Add to My Heroes

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

Most Recent Reflection

View all 8 Reflections

Patrolman Kuebler,
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 Chicago. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

October 10, 2018

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.