Police Officer Charles P. Barmeier

Photo of Police Officer Charles P. Barmeier
End of Watch: Thu, Nov 25th, 1915
Date of Incident: Not Known
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Service Time: Not Known
Age: Not Known


Officer Barmeier was shot and killed while intervening in a domestic dispute between an Illinois town police chief and his wife. Officer Barmeier was on a streetcar on his way to report for duty when he heard a woman screaming on Salisbury Street. When he went to investigate he was struck by a .32 caliber round. The woman was also shot and killed. The suspect was acquitted at trial because there were no witnesses to the shooting.

Information obtained from the Officer Down Memorial Page.


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