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Columbus Division of Police, OH

Columbus Division of Police


Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Police Officer Steven Michael Smith
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Cause: Gunfire

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Police Officer Thomas Raymond Hayes
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Thursday, January 20, 2011
Cause: Gunfire

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Police Officer Timothy Allen Haley
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Tuesday, August 26, 2008
Cause: Duty related illness

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Police Officer Bryan Scott Hurst
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Thursday, January 6, 2005
Cause: Gunfire

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Police Officer Melissa M. Foster
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Saturday, December 4, 2004
Cause: Vehicular assault

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Lieutenant Christopher Neal Claypool
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Sunday, April 29, 2001
Cause: Vehicular assault

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Police Officer Keith Lee Evans
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Sunday, July 9, 1995
Cause: Vehicular assault

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Sergeant Marc Muncy
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Wednesday, April 5, 1995
Cause: Automobile crash

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Police Officer Chris Edward Clites
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Friday, December 10, 1993
Cause: Gunfire

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Police Officer Raymond E. Radel
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Thursday, April 25, 1991
Cause: Automobile crash

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Police Officer Robin H. Nye
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Friday, January 4, 1991
Cause: Automobile crash

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Police Officer Jane E. Thompson-Bowman
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Thursday, March 9, 1989
Cause: Gunfire

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Police Officer Richard Fickeisen
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Monday, June 1, 1987
Cause: Gunfire

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Officer Gordon Joseph Rich
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Saturday, April 5, 1986
Cause: Gunfire

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Police Officer Martin W. Yawarsky
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Saturday, September 6, 1980
Cause: Automobile crash

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Police Officer Roger Lee Brown
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Wednesday, August 11, 1976
Cause: Vehicular assault

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Police Officer Michael Joseph Bernard Smith
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Wednesday, August 11, 1976
Cause: Vehicular assault

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Sergeant Dale W. McCann
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Friday, June 7, 1974
Cause: Heart attack

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Patrolman James K. Reed
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Saturday, May 18, 1974
Cause: Heart attack

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Patrolman Joseph Andrew Edwards
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Monday, August 28, 1972
Cause: Gunfire

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Patrolman Curtis L. Staton
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Wednesday, March 22, 1972
Cause: Gunfire

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Auxiliary Police Officer Lawrence Vernon Kipfinger
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Tuesday, October 14, 1969
Cause: Gunfire

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Patrolman William G. Wells
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Tuesday, December 21, 1965
Cause: Struck by vehicle

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Officer Daniel Alfred Redding
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Tuesday, July 27, 1965
Cause: Duty related illness

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Patrolman Robert F. Lisska
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Wednesday, May 26, 1965
Cause: Motorcycle crash

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Lieutenant Allen E. Fraley
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Friday, November 6, 1964
Cause: Gunfire

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Patrolman Richard E. Taylor
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Saturday, January 19, 1963
Cause: Automobile crash

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Patrolman Thomas E. Webb
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Friday, August 17, 1956
Cause: Gunfire

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Patrolman John M. McCullough
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Sunday, January 18, 1942
Cause: Motorcycle crash

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Patrolman Campbell K. Jenkins
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Monday, January 9, 1939
Cause: Motorcycle crash

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Detective Robert R. Cline
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Saturday, February 5, 1938
Cause: Gunfire

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Patrolman John P. Sears
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Monday, November 30, 1936
Cause: Fall

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Chief of Police Frederick Frank Kundts
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Sunday, March 22, 1936
Cause: Automobile crash

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Patrolman Edward J. Murphy
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Saturday, May 11, 1935
Cause: Gunfire

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Patrolman Ross Porter
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Monday, July 23, 1934
Cause: Automobile crash

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Patrolman Leslie Green
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Sunday, October 4, 1931
Cause: Gunfire

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Patrolman Thomas Day
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Tuesday, July 7, 1931
Cause: Automobile crash

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Patrolman Horace D. Elliott
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Tuesday, March 29, 1927
Cause: Motorcycle crash

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Patrolman William Schweinsberger
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Thursday, January 7, 1926
Cause: Vehicular assault

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Officer Walter O. Womeldorf
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Friday, May 29, 1925
Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Patrolman Harry E. Shaffer
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Monday, March 9, 1925
Cause: Struck by vehicle

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Patrolman Troy C. Stewart
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Tuesday, April 22, 1924
Cause: Gunfire

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Patrolman Granston P. Koehler
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Tuesday, November 28, 1922
Cause: Gunfire

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Patrolman Jesse Reall
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Saturday, February 26, 1921
Cause: Gunfire

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Detective Charles E. Tiller
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Thursday, October 28, 1920
Cause: Gunfire

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Patrolman Adolph G. Schneider
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Thursday, September 23, 1920
Cause: Automobile crash

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Patrolman David Luther Jenkins
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Saturday, February 8, 1919
Cause: Gunfire

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Detective William O'Rourke
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Saturday, November 24, 1917
Cause: Gunfire

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Patrolman John Laufhutte
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Tuesday, August 22, 1916
Cause: Gunfire

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Patrolman James Ballard
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Monday, November 9, 1914
Cause: Gunfire

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Patrolman Joseph Lavender
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Thursday, June 26, 1913
Cause: Struck by streetcar

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Probation Officer William Avery Sexton
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Tuesday, March 25, 1913
Cause: Drowned

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Patrolman Frank P. Ward
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Friday, June 9, 1911
Cause: Gunfire

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Patrolman Harry E. Campbell
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Thursday, December 24, 1908
Cause: Gunfire

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Patrolman Daniel E. Davis
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Wednesday, June 7, 1905
Cause: Gunfire

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Detective Abe Kleeman
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Friday, September 15, 1899
Cause: Gunfire

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Patrolman John Manning
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Saturday, November 17, 1888
Cause: Stabbed

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Officer Cyrus Beebe
Columbus Division of Police
EOW: Thursday, April 27, 1854
Cause: Gunfire

Line of Duty Deaths: 58

Automobile crash: 9
Drowned: 1
Duty related illness: 2
Fall: 1
Gunfire: 28
Gunfire (Accidental): 1
Heart attack: 2
Motorcycle crash: 4
Stabbed: 1
Struck by streetcar: 1
Struck by vehicle: 2
Vehicular assault: 6

 

By Month

January: 7
February: 3
March: 6
April: 7
May: 4
June: 5
July: 4
August: 6
September: 3
October: 3
November: 6
December: 4

 

By Gender

Male: 56
Female: 2

 

 
 
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