Patrolman
Charles L. Glafcke
Michigan City Police Department
Sunday, December 14, 1930

Age: 58
Served: 20 years
Badge #:
Panel 38W, Line 3
Panel L29, Line 6

Incident Details

Cause of Death:
Gunfire
Date/Time of Incident:
Sunday, December 14, 1930

Incident to Death Duration:
Same day
Incident Location:
Franklin and Harrison streets, Michigan City
Incident County:
LaPorte
Incident Township:
Michigan
Weapon Used:
Gun (unknown type)
Suspect Disposition:
Executed in 1931
Burial Place:
Greenwood Cemetery, Michigan City

   Patrolman Charles Glafcke was shot and killed by a vagrant on the city's south side while waiting for a patrol wagon to arrive.

   The 26-year-old suspect was captured after a three hour chase in the winter snow.

   He was convicted of murder and sentenced to death. On June 24, 1931, he was executed by electrocution.



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