Patrolman Thomas E. Webb

Patrolman Thomas E. Webb

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

End of Watch Friday, August 17, 1956

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Thomas E. Webb

Patrolman Thomas Webb was shot and killed after he and his partner responded to a domestic disturbance.

When Patrolman Webb and his partner arrived at the scene the suspect and Patrolman Webb's partner began to wrestle and the suspect gained control of the partner's service weapon. The suspect shot Patrolman Webb in the head and then committed suicide.

Patrolman Webb had been with the agency for six and a half years and was the son of a retired Columbus police sergeant. He was survived by his wife, son, daughter, his parents, brother, and sister and is buried at Eastlawn Cemetery in Columbus, Ohio.


  • Age 31
  • Tour 6 years, 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Committed suicide

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Rest in peace always knowing that your memory, service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 17, 2020

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