Police Officer Raymond E. Radel

Police Officer Raymond E. Radel

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

End of Watch Thursday, April 25, 1991

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Raymond E. Radel

Officer Raymond Radel succumbed to injuries received five days earlier when his car was struck head-on on I-70 just outside of Columbus. Officer Radel was returning from an assignment to the Police Athletic League Classic Car Show in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, at the time of the accident.

Officer Radel had served with the agency for 25 years, and had previously served with the United States Marine Corps. He is survived by his wife and two children.

Bio

  • Age 47
  • Tour 25 years
  • Badge 168
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Saturday, April 20, 1991

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Police Officer Raymond E. Radel of the Columbus Division of Police, Ohio and the additional 70 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation

April 25, 2019

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