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Patrolman Oliver P. Holderby | Springfield Police Department, Ohio Springfield Police Department, Ohio


Oliver P. Holderby

Springfield Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch: Thursday, July 4, 1929

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 38

Tour: 7 years


Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Shot and killed

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Patrolman Holderby was shot and killed as he and his partner attempted to question a man about a car. The suspect immediately opened fire, killing Patrolman Holderby and wounding his partner. The suspect was wounded by return gunfire and was arrested a short time later when he went to a hospital for treatment. The suspect died from his gunshot wounds.

Patrolman Holderby had served with the agency for 7 years.

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I recently discovered that Patrolman Holderby was my Grandfather's Uncle. I pay my respect to the Law Enforcement Memorial a few times a year and now I reflect by your name.
With Deepest Respect

Inspector D. Anzalone
Great-Great Neice
February 25, 2016


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