Patrolman Kip E. Boulis

Patrolman Kip E. Boulis

Perrysburg City Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Sunday, May 30, 1976

Kip E. Boulis

Patrolman Kip Boulis drowned in the Maumee River, near the Maumee-Perrysburg Bridge, while attempting to rescue boaters who had been thrown into the water when their boat capsized.

He and a Maumee police officer both dove into the water to attempt to rescue the man and three children who were clinging to the boat. The other officer was able to return to shore but Patrolman Boulis went under the surface and drowned.

Patrolman Boulis had served with the Perrysburg Police Department for eight years.

Bio

  • Age 29
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Drowned

water rescue

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Patrolman Kip E. Boulis of the Perrysburg City Police Department, Ohio and the additional 61 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

May 30, 2018

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