Sergeant John F. Best

Sergeant John F. Best

Ohio State Highway Patrol, Ohio

End of Watch Monday, June 17, 1935

John F. Best

Sergeant John Best was electrocuted while testing a radio receiving set at the broadcasting station in Findlay. Sergeant Best was the chief of radio operations at the station.

Sergeant Best had served with the agency for 18 months. He was survived by his daughter and parents.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 1 year, 6 months
  • Badge 12/71

Incident Details

  • Cause Electrocuted

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

June 17, 2015

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