Deputy Sheriff Herbert I. Wexler

Deputy Sheriff Herbert I. Wexler

Lucas County Sheriff's Department, Ohio

End of Watch Sunday, April 30, 1967

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Herbert I. Wexler

Deputy Wexler was killed in an automobile accident at the intersection of Route 2 and Teachout Road, in Jerusalem Township, while responding to a disturbance call. He was making a U-turn on Route 2 when he collided with another vehicle.

Deputy Wexler was a U.S. Air Force veteran and had served with the Lucas County Sheriff's Department for 3 months. He was survived by his wife, daughter, and sister.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 3 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

disturbance, vehicle crash

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Ohio Attorneys General Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Deputy Sheriff Herbert I. Wexler of the Lucas County Sheriff's Department, Ohio and the additional 56 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

April 30, 2023

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