Deputy Sheriff Lummie Sanders

Deputy Sheriff Lummie Sanders

Geauga County Sheriff's Department, Ohio

End of Watch Wednesday, July 28, 1965

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Lummie Sanders

Deputy Sanders was killed in a three-car accident on Mayfield Road. Deputy Sanders and another deputy were driving eastbound when another car turned left in front of them, causing a collision. The patrol car then struck another car head-on. Deputy Sanders was killed instantly. His partner sustained serious injuries and recovered.


  • Age 52
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Deputy Sheriff Lummie Sanders of the Geauga County Sheriff's Department, Ohio and the additional 75 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

July 29, 2018

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