Patrolman William L. "Dutch" Hauserman

Photo of Patrolman William L. "Dutch" Hauserman
End of Watch: Sun, Jan 31st, 1915
Date of Incident: Sun, Jan 31st, 1915
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Service Time: Not Known
Age: 28


Patrolman Hauserman was survived by his wife.


Patrolman Hauserman was shot and killed by a suspect he had previously arrested. The suspect was the owner of a Saloon that Patrolman Hauserman's squad had raided on several occasions. Patrolman Hauserman had been threatened several times by the suspect because of the raids. On January 31 Patrolman Hauserman was using a phone inside a store at 12th Street and Troost Avenue when the suspect entered and shot Patrolman Hauserman in the back and head, killing him. The suspect was arrested and charged with murder.

Information obtained from the Officer Down Memorial Page.


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