Officers Killed in the Line of Duty

Norbert John Huseman

Policeman Norbert John Huseman
  • Rank: Policeman
  • Serial Number: 7425
  • Division: Newton
  • Location: 2322½ Enterprise St.
  • Date Killed: Monday, December 31, 1945
  • Cause of Death: Shot During Disturbance Call


Policeman Huseman succumbed to gunshot wounds received ten days earlier when he and two other officers responded to a disturbance call. The call involved two men arguing over the ownership of a baby carriage on Enterprise Street in which one of the men drew a gun. When the officers arrived they demanded the suspect surrender but he opened fire, wounding all three officers. The suspect was also shot and wounded.

Policeman Huseman was survived by his wife and four children.