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Name : Berberich, Charles 

Rank: Ptl.

Shield #: Command:
Date of Death: 1908-11-15   Cause of Death: Electrocuted
 Patrolman Berberich was killed after coming into contact with a live wire he was guarding.

Patrolman Berberich was assigned to guard a downed wire in front of 360 East Seventh Street, Brooklyn. He was waiting for the electric company to come repair the wire when a woman and two children approached. As Patrolman Berberich helped them around the wire, he came in contact with it and was electrocuted.

Patrolman Berberich had served with the New York City Police Department for 11 years, and was survived by his wife and child. He was assigned to the Parkville Station.
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Rest in peace brother.

— sjs
Posted: November 2, 2006, 6:04 am

Grandson and Great Grandson Both NYPD, He would be proud!
Posted: May 23, 2007, 7:53 pm

Ptl, Berberich, you passed assisting civilians so they could remain safe and out of harms way. You will never be forgotten, we pray for you. Rest in Peace Charles.
— Tommy
Posted: November 15, 2013, 3:10 am

Charles we continue to pray for you. Rest in Peace.
— Tommy
Posted: November 14, 2014, 8:23 am



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