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Police Officer Raymond E. Radel | Columbus Division of Police, Ohio Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Police Officer

Raymond E. Radel

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

End of Watch: Thursday, April 25, 1991

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 47

Tour: 25 years

Badge # 168

Military veteran

Cause: Automobile crash

Incident Date: 4/20/1991

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Officer Raymond Radel succumbed to injuries received five days earlier when his car was struck head-on on I-70 just outside of Columbus. Officer Radel was returning from an assignment to the Police Athletic League Classic Car Show in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, at the time of the accident.

Officer Radel had served with the agency for 25 years, and had previously served with the United States Marine Corps. He is survived by his wife and two children.

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Officer Radel,
On today, the 26th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the USMC. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Semper Fi Devil Dog!
A fellow LEO;former Marine

United States Border Patrol
April 25, 2017


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