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Chester W. Korfhage

End of Tour: Sunday, April 3, 1949Chester W. Korfhage
Rank: Patrolman
Assignment: Patrol
Age: 40
Incident Date: Sunday, April 3, 1949
Incident Location: Dixie Highway @ Watson Lane
Cause of Death: Automobile accident
Suspect Name: Not applicable
Weapon Involved: Not applicable
Case Status: Closed


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 another vehicle.

Jefferson County Police