Patrolman William E. Quinn

Patrolman William E. Quinn

Massillon Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Thursday, September 16, 1920

William E. Quinn

Patrolman William Quinn was ambushed and shot at W. Tremont and Duncan while walking his beat at 0445 hours. A suspect was arrested and convicted several years later.

Patrolman Quinn was survived by his wife and 2-year-old daughter.


  • Age 37
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .32 caliber
  • Offender Convicted

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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 William E. Quinn of the Massillon Police Department, Ohio and the additional 70 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

September 16, 2018

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