Chief of Police Carl Ellis Worley

Chief of Police Carl Ellis Worley

Ross Township Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Tuesday, January 26, 2010

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Carl Ellis Worley

Chief Carl Worley suffered a fatal heart attack when he assisted officers tracking a suspect into Hamilton.

During the search, officers on foot lost radio contact with the chief and started searching for him. When they located him, they discovered he had collapsed in his cruiser a short time ago.

Chief Worley had served with the Ross Township Police Department for 13 years. He is survived by his wife.


  • Age 57
  • Tour 13 years
  • Badge 601

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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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 Deputy Sheriff Raymond Leach of the Scioto County Sheriff's Office, Ohio and the additional 63 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

January 26, 2022

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