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SWPD Officer Carl Strom

SWPD Officer Carl Strom

End of Watch: April 15, 1933


Below are the few details known about what led to his death. Officer Strom was only 34 years old at the time he was killed leaving behind his wife and young children.

Officer Strom was shot and killed when he interrupted a burglary at a local bank. He was attacked and then shot and killed in a shed behind the bank. His body was found the following morning after the burglary was discovered by employees reporting to work.