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Officer Teddy Ray Holcomb | Trimble Village Police Department, Ohio Trimble Village Police Department, Ohio


Teddy Ray Holcomb

Trimble Village Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch: Wednesday, October 27, 1976

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 29

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Vehicular assault

Weapon: Automobile

Offender: Charged with Murder

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Officer Teddy Holcomb was killed after he was struck by a car that was fleeing from other officers.

Officer Holcomb had set up a roadblock to help catch a motorist fleeing from other officers. He was standing outside his car when the driver of the fleeing car struck him and then struck his car. Officer Holcomb's wife was also injured. He was using his personal vehicle at the time. He was not working at the time, but a call for his assistance was given over the radio, which he had in his car. He went to assist since they were coming into his village.

Officer Holcomb was survived by his wife.

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Your death was to many of us young Deputies and officers in the area, was our first experience of how dangerous all our jobs were.

Deputy Sheriff, Police Officer Charles
Athens County Sheriff's department, OUPD retired
October 27, 2017


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