Detective Julius Gunther

Photo of Detective Julius Gunther
End of Watch: Fri, Sep 16th, 1921
Date of Incident: Fri, Sep 16th, 1921
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Service Time: 3 years
Age: 33




Detective Julius Gunther was shot and killed as he and his partner searched an apartment building for a wanted suspect. The suspect was convicted of Detective Gunther's murder and later died while still in prison.

Detective Gunther had served with the Gary Police Department for three years.

Information obtained from the Officer Down Memorial Page.


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555 Polk Street
Gary, Indiana 46402
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