Earl J. Bertram

End of Watch: Monday, September 30, 1963

Biographical Info

Age: 39

Tour of Duty: 10 years

Rank: Patrolman

Assignment: Patrol

Badge Number: 29

Incident Details

Cause of Death: Automobile Accident

Date of Incident: 5 years previous

Incident Location: Not available

Weapon Used: Vehicle

Case Status: Closed

Earl Bertram - Headshot

Narrative

Patrolman Bertram succumbed to injuries received five years earlier when he was involved in an automobile accident while responding to a burglar alarm call. 

Another vehicle pulled into the patrol car’s path, causing a collision. 

Patrolman Bertram was a U.S. Navy veteran and had served with the Jefferson County Police Department for 10 years at the time of the accident. While in the Navy he was an undefeated heavy weight boxer in the Golden Glove competition with a 12-0 record. He was survived by his wife and four children.