Patrolman Frederick E. Offenburger

Patrolman Frederick E. Offenburger

Union Township Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Wednesday, September 8, 1982

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Frederick E. Offenburger

Patrolman Frederick Offenburger was killed in a single vehicle accident. He had been dispatched to assist a village officer on a woman screaming call while on patrol in the township. He was traveling on an unfamiliar road with curves and did not know about a bend in the road and struck a tree. Patrolman Offenburger died instantly.

Patrolman Offenburger was survived by his daughter. He is buried in the Wilson Cemetery, Licking County, Ohio.


  • Age 22
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Ohio Attorneys General Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Patrolman Frederick E. Offenburger of the Union Township Police Department, Ohio and the additional 85 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

September 8, 2023

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