Patrolman Ronald S. St. Germain, Sr.

Patrolman Ronald S. St. Germain, Sr.

South Bend Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch Saturday, August 19, 1967

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Ronald S. St. Germain, Sr.

Patrolman Ronald St. Germain was killed in a motorcycle accident after escorting a caravan carrying handicapped children to a circus at the fairgrounds. While returning on his three-wheeled motorcycle, it ran off the roadway crashing through a metal fence before causing Patrolman St. Germain to be thrown head first into a tree, causing a broken neck and internal bleeding which he died from.

Patrolman St. Germain had served with the South Bend Police Department for three years.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Thank you for your service and rest in peace always knowing that no passage of time will ever erase your heroic actions and sacrifice.

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

August 19, 2020

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