Patrolman Warren H. Binegar

Patrolman Warren H. Binegar

Grinnell Police Department, Iowa

End of Watch Sunday, August 29, 1948

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Warren H. Binegar

Patrolman Warren Binegar succumbed to injuries received the previous evening when he was struck by a vehicle while directing traffic at the scene of an accident on Highway 6 two miles east of Grinnell.

Patrolman Binegar was a U.S. Marine Corps WWII veteran and had served with the Grinnell Police Department for only five days at the time of the incident. He was survived by his wife and daughter.


  • Age 23
  • Tour 5 days
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle
  • Incident Date Saturday, August 28, 1948

accident scene, directing traffic

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Patrolman Binegar,
On today, the 75th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the USMC during World War II. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Semper Fi Devil Dog!
A fellow LEO;former Marine

United States Border Patrol

August 29, 2023

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