Patrolman George Zientara

Patrolman George Zientara

Toledo Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Monday, April 16, 1928

George Zientara

Patrolman George Zientara was shot and killed during a holdup. The suspects fled the scene after the murder.

One of the suspects shot and killed Patrolman Charles Skalay, of the St. Joseph, Michigan, Police Department on December 14, 1929. He was convicted of that murder and sentenced to life in prison, where he died in 1940. The second suspect was found shot to death in New York City on July 31, 1932.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • 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 George Zientara of the Toledo Police Department, Ohio and the additional 55 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

April 16, 2018

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