Police Officer James L. Ferrall

Police Officer James L. Ferrall

Ada Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Wednesday, July 28, 1937

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James L. Ferrall

Officer James Ferrall succumbed to injuries sustained six days earlier in a motorcycle accident while escorting two stray dogs to police headquarters for the dog warden.

The two dogs began fighting and pulled Officer Ferrall from the motorcycle, causing him to suffer serious injuries.

Officer Ferrall served with the agency for five years. He was survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age 61
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Thursday, July 22, 1937


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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice is one that will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 28, 2020

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