Patrolman Frank P. Ward

Patrolman Frank P. Ward

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

End of Watch Friday, June 9, 1911

Frank P. Ward

Patrolman Frank Ward was shot and killed after responding to a domestic disturbance involving a man threatening his family with a shotgun. When Patrolman Ward arrived the suspect opened fire, striking him. Although mortally wounded, Patrolman Ward was able to return fire and wound the suspect.

Patrolman Ward had served with the agency for only one month.

Bio

  • Age 34
  • Tour 1 month
  • Badge 164

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Shot and wounded

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Patrolman Frank P. Ward of the Columbus Division of Police, Ohio and the additional 63 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

June 10, 2018

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