Officers Killed in the Line of Duty

Charles H. Bridgeman

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Serial Number: 232
  • Division: Central
  • 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.