Police Officer Robert Henry Kuhn

Police Officer Robert Henry Kuhn

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Thursday, July 22, 1965

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Robert Henry Kuhn

Police Officer Robert Kuhn was shot and killed while checking on a suspicious vehicle while on foot patrol in the 3100 block of West North Avenue.

The suspect had just murdered his nephew in the vehicle. The man was apprehended approximately three hours later but suffered a fatal heart attack while in custody.

Officer Kuhn had served with the Baltimore Police Department for one year.


  • Age 23
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .38 caliber
  • Offender Died in custody

suspicious vehicle

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Thank you for your service and today we remind you and your family that your sacrifice is one that will never, ever be forgotten by your LE brethren. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 22, 2020

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