Night Policeman Frank Herrmann

Night Policeman Frank Herrmann

Bluffton Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Thursday, September 5, 1929

Frank Herrmann

Night Policeman Frank Herrmann succumbed to injuries sustained two days earlier when he was struck by a vehicle he had attempted to stop for speeding. He stepped into the travel lane to flag it down when he was struck.

Policeman Herrmann had served in law enforcement for 46 years. He was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 68
  • Tour 46 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle
  • Incident Date Tuesday, September 3, 1929

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Night Policeman Frank Herrmann of the Bluffton Police Department, Ohio and the additional 61 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

End of Watch: Thursday, September 5, 1929

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

September 5, 2017

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