Patrolman Ronald K. Wells

Patrolman Ronald K. Wells

Dayton Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Thursday, April 6, 1967

Ronald K. Wells

Patrolman Ronald Wells was accidentally shot and killed by a fellow officer who was playing around in the city jail at 335 West Third Street.

He succumbed to the wound approximately one month after the incident.

Patrolman Wells had served with the Dayton Police Department for one year. He was survived by his wife and 2-year-old son.

Bio

  • Age 25
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Accidental)
  • Incident Date Friday, February 24, 1967

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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 Ronald K. Wells of the Dayton Police Department, Ohio and the additional 67 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

April 6, 2018

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