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Officers Killed in the Line of Duty
Charles H. Bridgeman
Serial Number: 232
Location: 249 E. 2nd Street
Date Killed: Friday, March 16, 1945
Cause of Death: Accidental Shooting
Sgt Bridgeman was assisting other Officers at the detention of several suspects. During the detention Sgt Bridgeman was attempting to unload a German automatic handgun. The gun was accidentally discharged striking Sgt. Bridgeman killing him.
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