Chester W Korfhage

End of Watch: Sunday April 3, 1949

Biographical Info

Age: 40

Tour of Duty: Not available

Rank: Patrolman

Assignment: Patrol

Badge Number: Not available

Incident Details

Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Date of Incident: Sunday, April 3, 1949

Incident Location: Dixie Highway at Watson Lane

Weapon Used: Not applicable

Suspect Info: Not applicable

Case Status: Closed

Chester Korfhage - Headshot


Patrolman Korfhage was killed in an automobile accident while on patrol. He and his partner were making a U-turn on Dixie Highway near Watson Lane when their patrol car was broadsided by a drunk driver, causing their vehicle to overturn.

Patrolman Korfhage is survived by his wife.

Chester Korfhage - Headstone

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