Patrolman Fritz B. Bacon

Patrolman Fritz B. Bacon

Toledo Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Sunday, August 13, 1922

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Fritz B. Bacon

Patrolman Fritz Bacon succumbed to injuries when he was struck by a drunk driver while directing traffic on Main Street and Front Street.

The driver paid the family $6800 in compensation.

Patrolman Bacon had served with the Toledo Police Department for four years. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Incident Date Thursday, August 10, 1922
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Not available

directing traffic, drunk driver

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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 Patrolman Fritz Bacon of the Toledo Police Department, Ohio and the additional 81 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

September 13, 2023

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