Officer William H. Katzenstein

William KatzensteinEnd of Watch: Saturday, July 26, 1902

Officer Katzenstein was shot and killed after responding to assist the fire department at a fire. As he was opening a fire hydrant he was ambushed and shot five times by a man who was seeking revenge for a friend who had been arrested by Officer Katzenstein.

Officer Katzenstein had been with the agency for two years and had previously served with the Sacramento, California, Police Department. He was survived by his wife and daughter.