Deputy Sheriff Ethan G. Collins

Deputy Sheriff Ethan G. Collins

Fairfield County Sheriff's Office, Ohio

End of Watch Wednesday, January 4, 2006

Ethan G. Collins

Deputy Ethan Collins was killed in an automobile accident on State Route 188, just outside of Lancaster, while responding to an officer needs assistance call at 3:45 pm.

His patrol car went out of control, rolled over, and struck a utility pole near the intersection of SR188 and Beck's Knob Road.

Deputy Collins had been on the job for six years. He is survived by his wife, son, and daughter.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge 268

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Couldn’t be here on the day we laid you to rest my friend, but I committed someday I would come back to Ohio and honor your grave. Hired you, trained you and mourn the loss of your smile and vitality. Rest In Peace Ethan

Capt. Mark Rowlands (Ret)

February 17, 2018

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