Officer Ernest G. Lindemann

In Memoriam

Reserve Officer Ernest G. Lindemann

Assignment:  Reserve Program, District 1

Date of Birth:  July 9, 1913

Appointment Date:  July 2. 1951

End of Watch:  October 30, 1969

On October 30, 1969 at 5:55 pm, Reserve Officer Ernest Lindemann while handling a domestic case at the Queen’s Hotel at 1415 Punchbowl Street, was shot and killed by a male suspect.  Arriving officers confronted the suspect, who pointed a firearm at them, and shot and wounded him. 

A search for Reserve Officer Lindemann was made at the hotel and his body was found at 6:40 pm, he had been shot several times and died at the scene.  The wounded suspect was apprehended.


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