Deputy Sheriff Jack R. Ellwanger

Deputy Sheriff Jack R. Ellwanger

Franklin County Sheriff's Office, Ohio

End of Watch Wednesday, June 15, 1960

Jack R. Ellwanger

Deputy Sheriff Jack Ellwanger was struck and killed by a drunk driver while directing traffic at the scene of a previous accident on Sunbury Road, near the northern border of Columbus.

Bio

  • Age 40
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Not available

directing traffic

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Deputy Sheriff Jack R. Ellwanger of the Franklin County Sheriff's Office, Ohio and the additional 60 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

June 15, 2018

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