Patrolman William A. Aldridge

Patrolman William A. Aldridge

Jefferson Township Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Wednesday, July 13, 1977

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William A. Aldridge

Patrolman William Aldridge succumbed to injuries sustained two weeks earlier when he was struck by a vehicle being driven by a man who was high on drugs. Patrolman Aldridge was directing traffic at the intersection of Dayton-Liberty Road and Union Road when he was struck. He was transported to St. Elizabeth's Hospital, where he remained until succumbing to his injuries.

The 20-year-old subject was charged DWI and running a stop sign.

Patrolman Aldridge had served with the agency for 8 years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 69
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Incident Date Monday, July 4, 1977
  • Weapon Automobile; Narcotics involved
  • Offender Not available

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice will always be remembered. Rest in peace always.

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

July 13, 2020

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