Lieutenant Norman Lynn Vogel

Lieutenant Norman Lynn Vogel

Portsmouth Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Friday, November 23, 1951

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Norman Lynn Vogel

Lieutenant Norman Vogel was killed in an automobile collision as he and a patrolman responded to a call at the Norfolk and Western Railroad yards. Lieutenant Vogel was ejected from the vehicle when it collided with a tractor-trailer.

Lieutenant Vogel had served with the Portsmouth Police Department for 10 years. He was survived by his wife and child and predeceased by a child.


  • Age 38
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

response driving, vehicle crash

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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 Lieutenant Norman Lynn Vogel of the Portsmouth Police Department, Ohio and the additional 71 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

November 23, 2023

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