Chief of Police William R. Ricketts

Chief of Police William R. Ricketts

New Middletown Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Wednesday, April 2, 1997

William R. Ricketts

Chief Ricketts was killed in a car accident while he was taking papers to the courthouse. He had been chief of the department for 6 months. He is survived by his wife, three children, and eight grandchildren.


  • Age 55
  • Tour 25 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Remembering my Grandfather as I take the police exam and graduate from John Carroll University in May with a sociology, criminology degree. Forever in my heart grandpa.

PFC Cassandra Lynn Wells

March 16, 2015

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