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.