Patrolman Joseph Ternansky

Patrolman Joseph Ternansky

Cleveland Division of Police, Ohio

End of Watch Wednesday, April 1, 1936

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Joseph Ternansky

Patrolman Ternansky was shot and killed in the parking lot of a restaurant after finishing his dinner during his shift. He was found with a single gunshot wound to the head. No suspects were ever identified.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Never identified

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Ohio Attorney Generals Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Patrolman Joseph Ternansky of the Cleveland Division of Police, Ohio and the additional 61 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

April 1, 2021

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