Patrolman William E. Quinn

Patrolman William E. Quinn

Massillon Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Thursday, September 16, 1920

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William E. Quinn

Patrolman William Quinn was ambushed and shot at W. Tremont and Duncan while walking his beat at 0445 hours. A suspect, who was arrested three years later, was convicted of second degree murder and sentenced to life.

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 Sentenced to life

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Rest in peace and know that no passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 16, 2020

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