Alvie Charles Emmelman
Indianapolis Police Department
Sunday, May 29, 1938

Age: 41
Served: 7 years, 3 months
Badge #:
Panel 60W, Line 19
Panel L29, Line 9

Incident Details

Cause of Death:
Motorcycle accident
Date/Time of Incident:
Friday, May 27, 1938

Incident to Death Duration:
2 days
Incident Location:
Belt Railroad and Kentucky Avenue, Indianapolis
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Burial Place:
Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis

   Officer Alvie Emmelman died from injuries he suffered two days earlier after being involved in a single-vehicle accident while on duty.

   He had struck a pothole and was thrown from his motorcycle. He was taken to City Hospital with a fractured skull where he died two days later.

   Officer Emmelman was survived by his wife, two daughters and three sons.

The responsibilities of the Indianapolis Police Department (1854–2006) are now under the jurisdiction of the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.

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