Patrolman Samuel Banks

Patrolman Samuel Banks

Youngstown Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Saturday, October 4, 1919

Samuel Banks

Patrolman Banks was struck and killed by a streetcar on the Sharon Line while delivering checks to other officers. He was attempting to cross the tracks at Stop 7 when he westbound streetcar struck him, knocking him 250 feet. He suffered severe head and internal injuries and died a short time later.

Bio

  • Age 41
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by streetcar

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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 Samuel Banks of the Youngstown Police Department, Ohio and the additional 56 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

October 4, 2018

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