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 driven by a man 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 was a United States Army World War II veteran and had served with the Jefferson Township Police Department for eight years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 69
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

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


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Rest in peace Patrolman Aldridge.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

July 31, 2022

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