Patrolman George J. Buttermore

Patrolman George J. Buttermore

Shaker Heights Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Monday, May 24, 1926

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George J. Buttermore

Patrolman George Buttermore was killed when he was thrown from a motorcycle sidecar. He hit his head on the pavement, and he was killed instantly.

Patrolman Buttermore was a United States Army veteran and served with the Shaker Heights Police Department for six years. He was survived by his wife and son.


  • Age 55
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

motorcycle, routine driving

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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 Patrolman George J. Buttermore of the Shaker Heights Police Department, Ohio and the additional 65 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

May 24, 2023

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