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 William Schweinsberger was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver on Livingston Avenue and 4th Street in Columbus. The suspect was never captured.

Patrolman Schweinsberger had served with the Columbus Division of Police for 23 years. He was survived by his parents and siblings.


  • Age 64
  • Tour 23 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Incident Date Wednesday, January 6, 1926
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Never apprehended


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NEVER FORGET! Please join me and honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Patrolman William Schweinsberger of the Columbus Division of Police, Ohio, Ohio and the additional 80 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer (Retired)
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

January 7, 2024

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