Patrolman William Howard Ritter

Patrolman William Howard Ritter

Ashtabula Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Sunday, December 18, 1932

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William Howard Ritter

Patrolman William Ritter succumbed to injuries sustained after falling from a second-story porch while attempting to arrest a suspect for possessing narcotics.

Patrolman Ritter had served with the Ashtabula Police Department for almost three years.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 2 years, 11 months
  • Badge 23

Incident Details

  • Cause Fall

arrest attempt

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Rest in peace Patrolman Ritter.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

December 18, 2022

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