Patrolman Sargent M. Willis

Patrolman Sargent M. Willis

Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Wednesday, April 23, 1930

Sargent M. Willis

Patrolman Sargent Willis was killed when illegal bootlegging material exploded when he and other officers raided a still. During the raid a container of gasoline exploded. Patrolman Willis succumbed to his injuries the following day.

Patrolman Willis had been with the agency for two years and was survived by his wife and son.

Bio

  • Age 22
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Explosion
  • Incident Date Tuesday, April 22, 1930

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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 Sergeant M. Willis of the Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio and the additional 60 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

April 23, 2018

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