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Patrolman Otto A. Welch | New Albany Police Department, Indiana New Albany Police Department, Indiana

Patrolman

Otto A. Welch

New Albany Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch: Friday, December 15, 1922

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 34

Tour: 5 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Motorcycle crash

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Patrolman Otto Welch was killed when his police motorcycle struck the rear of a vehicle which came to a sudden stop. He was thrown from the motorcycle upon impact and killed instantly.

Patrolman Welch had served with the New Albany Police Department for five years. He was survived by his wife and daughter.

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