Officer Floyd A. Weatherholt

Officer Floyd A. Weatherholt

Akron Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Friday, March 25, 1960

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Floyd A. Weatherholt

Officer Weatherholt was shot and killed as he chased a burglary suspect through the backyard of a home on East Exchange Street. The suspect was convicted of Officer Weatherholt's murder and executed.

Officer Weatherholt had served with the Akron Police Department for 2 years. He was survived by his wife and infant son.


  • Age 23
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge 194

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed

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Officer Weatherholt,
On today, the 60th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Akron. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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March 25, 2020

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