Patrolman Edward O'Briest

Patrolman Edward O'Briest

Toledo Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Tuesday, May 19, 1931

Edward O'Briest

Patrolman O'Briest was shot and killed by an unknown suspect while working an undercover assignment.

He was single and had served with the agency for 5 years.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Never identified

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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 Edward O'Briest of the Toledo Police Department, Ohio and the additional 62 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

May 20, 2018

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