Patrolman Charles C. Deal

Patrolman Charles C. Deal

Lorain Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Friday, November 6, 1925

Charles C. Deal

Patrolman Deal was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver while directing traffic at the scene of an accident on the Lorain-Elyria Highway. He succumbed to his injuries while en route to a local hospital. Three days after the accident a man turned himself in to face manslaughter charges but a grand jury failed to indict him.


  • Age 39
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Never tried

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Patrolman Charles C. Deal Lorain Police Department, Ohio and the additional 54 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

November 6, 2017

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