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Sergeant Robert Gene Woods | Germantown Police Department, Ohio Germantown Police Department, Ohio


Robert Gene Woods

Germantown Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch: Saturday, July 17, 1976

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 47

Tour: 24 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Heart attack

Weapon: Person

Offender: Not available

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Sergeant Robert Woods suffered a fatal heart attack while struggling with a subject at a domestic dispute.

The male subject had been uncooperative, causing Sergeant Woods to call for backup. The police chief arrived on the scene and the two officers began struggling with the man. Sergeant Woods collapsed during the struggle. He died while being transported to a local hospital.

Sergeant Woods had served with the Germantown Police Department for one year. He had previously served with the Ohio State Highway Patrol and the Moraine Police Department. He was survived by his wife and three children.

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Sgt. Woods,
On today, the 40th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Germantown. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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July 17, 2016


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