Patrolman Dane L. Rowe

Patrolman Dane L. Rowe

Madison Township Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Saturday, November 5, 1988

Dane L. Rowe

Patrolman Dane Rowe was struck and killed by a car while clearing an accident scene.

The driver of the car that struck him was driving through the accident scene after ignoring signals from another officer to stop. Patrolman Rowe was transported to Grant Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries the following day.

Patrolman Rowe had served with the Madison Township Police Department for 9-1/2 months. He was survived by his wife, parents, and brother.


  • Age 24
  • Tour 9 months, 2 weeks
  • Badge 11

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle
  • Incident Date Friday, November 4, 1988

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Patrolman Dane L. Rowe Madison Township Police Department, Ohio and the additional 83 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

November 5, 2017

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