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Detective Abe Kleeman

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

End of Watch Friday, September 15, 1899

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Reflections for Detective Abe Kleeman

NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Ohio Attorneys General Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Detective Abe Kleeman of the Columbus Division of Police, Ohio and the additional 70 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

September 15, 2023

Rest in peace and always know that no passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice.

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

September 15, 2020

Det. Kleeman,
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 Columbus.


United States Border Patrol

September 15, 2019

Gone, but not forgotten.

Sgt. T. J. Jones
Greater Cleveland Transit Police Department

September 15, 2012

Rest in peace and Olav Hashalom Det. Kleeman.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

August 30, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 110th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya


September 17, 2009

On behalf of the Fraternal Order of Police, Capital City lodge #9 in Columbus, Ohio we are very sorry for the loss of your life while serving your community and our country! God bless your family!

President Jim Gilbert
Fraternal Order of Police,Capital City Lodge #9, Columbus, Ohio

July 9, 2007

"Be alert to give service. What counts a great deal in life is what we do for others." -Anonymous Continue to watch over and protect, thanks for your service.

Detective James Shockey
Columbus Division of Police

September 12, 2006

Rest in Peace
We continue the fight for you my brother

Detective Scott Alexander
Columbus Division of Police

August 13, 2006

RIP, sir

December 23, 2005

Detective Kleeman you died a hero protecting the city you served! May God be with you

Patrol Officer Chris J. Rohner
Licking Memorial Hospital Police Dept Newark,Ohio

October 22, 2004

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