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Patrolman Frederick E. Offenburger | Union Township Police Department, Ohio Union Township Police Department, Ohio

Patrolman

Frederick E. Offenburger

Union Township Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch: Wednesday, September 8, 1982

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 22

Tour: 1 year

Badge # Not available

Cause: Automobile crash

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Patrolman Frederick Offenburger was killed in a single vehicle accident. He had been dispatched to assist a village officer on a woman screaming call while on patrol in the township. He was traveling on an unfamiliar road with curves and did not know about a bend in the road and struck a tree. Patrolman Offenburger died instantly.

Patrolman Offenburger was survived by his daughter. He is buried in the Wilson Cemetery, Licking County, Ohio.

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On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Patrolman Frederick E. Offenburger of the Union Township Police Department, Ohio and the additional 74 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

End of Watch: Wednesday, September 8, 1982

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police
September 8, 2017

 

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