Patrolman Joseph Lavender

Patrolman Joseph Lavender

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

End of Watch Thursday, June 26, 1913

Joseph Lavender

Patrolman Joseph Lavender was struck from behind by a streetcar at the intersection of Broad and Mitchell Streets. He had served with the agency for only two months.

Bio

  • Age 55
  • Tour 2 months
  • Badge 217

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by streetcar

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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 Joseph Lavender of the Columbus Division of Police, Ohio and the additional 71 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

June 26, 2018

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