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 at 2270 Beechwood Avenue in Alliance.

He was transported to a local hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.

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 Ohio Attorneys General Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Auxiliary Officer Peter Lawrence Raga of the Alliance Police Department, Ohio and the additional 82 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

July 20, 2023

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