Patrolman Edgar Nagie

Patrolman Edgar Nagie

Cleveland Division of Police, Ohio

End of Watch Wednesday, March 26, 1958

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Edgar Nagie

Patrolman Edgar Nagie was shot and killed as he and his partner searched for a suspect who had threatened his wife with a gun approximately 30 minutes earlier.

The officers learned that the suspect was at a location on Washington Avenue. When they arrived at the scene at 10:30 p.m., Patrolman Nagie's partner covered the front of the home while Patrolman Nagie went to the back.

Patrolman Nagie encountered the suspect, and both immediately exchanged shots. Patrolman Nagie was struck three times and mortally wounded. The suspect had also been struck in the chest and died a short time later after being taken into custody by Patrolman Nagie's partner.

Patrolman Nagie had served with the Cleveland Division of Police for five years. He was survived by his expectant wife and two daughters.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 1012

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .32 caliber
  • Offender Shot and killed

domestic, weapons violation

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NEVER FORGET! Please join me and honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Patrolman Edgar Nagie of the Cleveland Division of Police, Ohio and the additional 56 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer (Retired)
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

March 26, 2024

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