Patrolman Larry J. Safreed

Patrolman Larry J. Safreed

Riverside Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Tuesday, October 2, 1984

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Larry J. Safreed

Patrolman Safreed was killed when his cruiser was struck head-on by a drunk driver. He had just started his shift at around midnight and was several blocks from the station when he was struck. He was able to call in that he was involved in an accident. Patrolman Safreed was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.


  • Age Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Not available

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Patrolman Larry J. Safreed of the Riverside Police Department, Ohio and the additional 61 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

October 2, 2018

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