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Patrolman Paul John Metzger | Kettering Police Department, Ohio Kettering Police Department, Ohio


Paul John Metzger

Kettering Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch: Monday, April 3, 1972

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 28

Tour: 2 years, 11 months

Badge # 43

Cause: Automobile crash

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Patrolman Paul Metzger was killed in an automobile accident on West Dorothy Lane while responding to assist a security guard who had apprehended a shoplifting suspect. During the response Patrolman Metzger's patrol car hydroplaned on the wet road surface and struck a vehicle traveling in the opposite direction.

Patrolman Metzger had served with the agency for just under 3 years.

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Rest in peace.

Sgt. Jim Russo
April 4, 2017


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