Patrolman John Manning

Patrolman John Manning

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

End of Watch Saturday, November 17, 1888

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John Manning

Patrolman John Manning succumbed to stab wounds suffered two weeks earlier while attempting to stop a fight.

One of the subjects stabbed him in the head, causing a deep laceration. Patrolman Manning died from complications of the wounds on November 17th, 1888. The subject who stabbed him was convicted of manslaughter.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 9 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Incident Date Saturday, November 3, 1888
  • Weapon Edged weapon
  • Offender Convicted of manslaughter

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Patrolman Manning,
On today, the 130th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Columbus.


United States Border Patrol

November 17, 2018

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