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The Iowa Department of Public Safety Peace Officer Memorial Page Remembers . . .

Dubuque Police Department


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Patrolman Meisner was struck and killed by a train on Thursday, October 1, 1896, while attempting to remove three tramps from an outbound train from Dubuque at about 1930 hours. Patrolman Meisner either fell or was pushed from the train and fell onto the tracks and was run over.

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Created: 01-15-2009
Last Updated: 02-05-2010 (JLR)