Constable John Henry Willsey

Constable John Henry Willsey

Colerain Township Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Thursday, August 15, 1918

John Henry Willsey

Constable John Willsey was shot and killed by a suspect who had gone to a home to steal the proceeds from the sale of the home which had been stored inside.

The suspect fled but was later captured and convicted of his murder.

Constable Willsey was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 58
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Convicted of murder

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Constable Willsey,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Colerain Township. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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August 15, 2018

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