Chief of Police John R. Bohl

Chief of Police John R. Bohl

Chardon Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Tuesday, October 25, 1966

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John R. Bohl

Chief John Bohl suffered a fatal heart attack shortly after arriving at the scene of a horrific traffic accident on US Route 6. When he arrived at the scene five victims had already died. As he assisted with rescue efforts of other victims he suffered the heart attack.


  • Age 51
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Ohio Attorneys General Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Chief of Police John R. Bohl of the Chardon Police Department, Ohio and the additional 81 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

October 25, 2022

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