Auxiliary Officer Peter Lawrence Raga

Auxiliary Officer Peter Lawrence Raga

Alliance Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Saturday, July 20, 1963

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Peter Lawrence Raga

Auxiliary Officer Peter Raga was struck and killed by a vehicle while directing traffic at the Beechwood Festival.

He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Auxiliary Officer Raga had served with the Alliance Police Department for three years and had previously served as a reserve deputy for Stark County. He was survived by his wife, three sons, five grandchildren, brother, and sister.


  • Age 51
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

directing traffic

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Auxiliary Officer Peter Lawrence Raga of the Alliance 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

July 20, 2018

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