Patrolman John J. Stapleton

Patrolman John J. Stapleton

Dayton Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Monday, January 17, 1916

John J. Stapleton

Patrolman John Stapleton was killed in a motorcycle crash at the intersection of North Main Street at Burton Avenue while responding to a report of a fire.

He was on his motorcycle and was following a fire truck, when he ran into the fire truck.

Patrolman Stapleton had been with the Dayton Police Department for 11 years.

Bio

  • Age 39
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge 54

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle 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 Patrolman John J. Stapleton of the Dayton Police Department, Ohio and the additional 59 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

January 17, 2018

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