Officer Ronald E. Trautman

Officer Ronald E. Trautman

Jamestown Police Department, North Dakota

End of Watch Thursday, October 20, 1966

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Ronald E. Trautman

Officer Ronald Trautman succumbed to injuries sustained on August 3rd, 1966, when his police motorcycle struck a truck on U.S. 281 just south of Jamestown.

He was taken to a hospital in Fargo where he remained until passing away on October 20th, 1966.

Officer Trautman had served with the Jamestown Police Department for 6-1/2 years. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 6 years, 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Wednesday, August 3, 1966

routine driving

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Rest in peace and Olav Hashalom Officer Trautman. Thanks for serving.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

October 19, 2014

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