Patrolman William Schweinsberger

Patrolman William Schweinsberger

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

End of Watch Thursday, January 7, 1926

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William Schweinsberger

Patrolman Schweinsberger was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver. The suspect was never captured.

Patrolman Schweinsberger had been with the agency for 23 years.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 23 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Never apprehended

hit and run

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Patrolman William Schweinsberger of the Columbus Division of Police, Ohio and the additional 68 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation

January 7, 2020

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