Patrolman John P. Sears

Patrolman John P. Sears

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

End of Watch Monday, November 30, 1936

John P. Sears

Patrolman John Sears fell to his death from a building during a search warrant. The incident happened as he attempted to force entry to the building.

The building was the same location that Patrolman Sears' partner was shot and killed in the line of duty the previous year.

Patrolman Sears had served with the Columbus Division of Police for 14 years. He was survived by his wife and son.

Bio

  • Age 46
  • Tour 14 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Fall

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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 John P. Sears of the Columbus Division of Police, Ohio and the additional 59 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

November 30, 2017

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