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Patrolman Jahn E. Schmidt | Butler Township Police Department, Ohio Butler Township Police Department, Ohio

Patrolman

Jahn E. Schmidt

Butler Township Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch: Tuesday, October 12, 1976

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 27

Tour: Not available

Badge # 20

Military veteran

Cause: Vehicular assault

Weapon: Automobile

Offender: Apprehended

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Patrolman Jahn Schmidt was struck and killed while conducting a roadblock. He and other deputies were attempting to stop a stolen vehicle driven by a juvenile when he was struck. Patrolman Schmidt was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The suspect was apprehended.

Patrolman Schmidt was survived by his parents and brother. He had served in the United States Navy and is buried in Mound Hill Union Cemetery, Eaton, Preble County, Ohio.

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Patrolman Jahn E. Schmidt, we read your name today at the Montgomery County Law Enforcement memorial. While I never got the privileged of knowing you, I met some of your family today. You are not forgotten.

Chaplain Mike Crain
Butler TWP Police
May 8, 2015

 

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