Sergeant Dale W. McCann

Sergeant Dale W. McCann

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

End of Watch Friday, June 7, 1974

Dale W. McCann

Sergeant McCann suffered a fatal heart attack following a foot pursuit of several fleeing suspects. After chasing the vehicle the suspects fled on foot with Sergeant McCann in pursuit. He had caught one of the suspects and as he handcuffed him he suffered the heart attack.

Sergeant McCann had been with the agency for 19 years and was survived by his wife and two children.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour 19 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Sergeant Dale W. McCann of the Columbus Division of Police, Ohio and the additional 67 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

June 8, 2018

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