Traffic Officer Elwin Welch

Traffic Officer Elwin Welch

Outagamie County Sheriff's Office, Wisconsin

End of Watch Monday, April 2, 1962

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Elwin Welch

Traffic Officer Elwin Welch succumbed to injuries sustained in an automobile crash at US 41 and Ballard Road the previous day.

At about 4:00 pm another vehicle attempted to turn in front of him, causing his vehicle to collide with it.

Officer Welch had served with the Outagamie County Sheriff's Office for 11 years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 57
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Sunday, April 1, 1962

automobile accident, vehicle crash

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Officer Welch,
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 Outagamie County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

April 2, 2022

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