Special Deputy Stephen Bollinger

Special Deputy Stephen Bollinger

Franklin County Sheriff's Office, Ohio

End of Watch Sunday, August 5, 2007

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Stephen Bollinger

Special Deputy Stephen Bollinger was killed in an automobile crash while he and another deputy returned from an assignment at approximately 1:00 pm.

The deputy was driving on Orders Road when he lost control of the vehicle and hit a utility pole. Special Deputy Bollinger was a passenger in the vehicle. Both deputies were transported to Grant Medical Center where Special Deputy Bollinger was pronounced dead.

Special Deputy Bollinger had retired as a sergeant with 27 years of service with the Franklin County Sheriff's Office and was volunteering as a special deputy. He is survived by his wife and daughter.


  • Age 58
  • Tour 27 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

single vehicle crash

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Ohio Attorneys General Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Special Deputy Stephen Bollinger of the Franklin County Sheriff's Office, Ohio and the additional 85 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

August 5, 2023

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