Patrolman John J. Stapleton

Patrolman John J. Stapleton

Dayton Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Monday, January 17, 1916

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John J. Stapleton

Patrolman John Stapleton was killed in a motorcycle crash at the intersection of North Main Street at Burton Avenue while responding to a report of a fire.

He was on his motorcycle and was following a fire truck, when he ran into the fire truck.

Patrolman Stapleton had been with the Dayton Police Department for 11 years.


  • Age 39
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge 54

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Rest in peace Patrolman Stapleton.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 15, 2019

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