Deputy Sheriff Franklin J. Strohl

Deputy Sheriff Franklin J. Strohl

Lorain County Sheriff's Department, Ohio

End of Watch Friday, June 13, 1930

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Franklin J. Strohl

Deputy Sheriff Franklin Strohl succumbed to injuries sustained in a motorcycle crash two days earlier

He was responding to a traffic accident in North Ridgeville when his motorcycle collided with a car that was turning left at the intersection of Cleveland Street and Olive Street. He was transported to Elyria Clinic where he succumbed to his injuries two days later.

Deputy Strohl had served with the Lorain County Sheriff's Department for six months.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Wednesday, June 11, 1930

emergency response, motorcycle

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Ohio Attorneys General Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Deputy Sheriff Franklin J. Strohl of the Lorain County Sheriff's Department, Ohio and the additional 87 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

June 13, 2022

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