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Patrolman William Howard Ritter | Ashtabula Police Department, Ohio Ashtabula Police Department, Ohio


William Howard Ritter

Ashtabula Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch: Sunday, December 18, 1932

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # 23

Cause: Fall

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Patrolman Ritter succumbed to injuries sustained after falling from a second-story porch while attempting to arrest a suspect for possessing narcotics.

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Thank you for your service. You gave the ultimate sacrifice.
Just like you your son was a great man. He led by example and was loved by family and friends.
Your name lives on. I am honored to be named after you. It means everything to me. Your great grandson is named after you also.
Thank you for all you gave.
William Howard Ritter III

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May 9, 2017


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