Patrolman Charles G. Cannon

Patrolman Charles G. Cannon

Ohio State Highway Patrol, Ohio

End of Watch Saturday, January 1, 1938

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Charles G. Cannon

Patrolman Cannon was killed in a motorcycle accident while patrolling US Route 42 in Cedarville, Ohio. His motorcycle collided with a dog that darted into the roadway.

Patrolman Cannon had served with the agency for 4 years and was stationed at Springfield at the time. He was survived by his wife and three siblings.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge 77/139

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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NEVER FORGET! Please join me and honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Patrolman Charles G. Cannon of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Ohio and the additional 82 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer (Retired)
Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation

January 1, 2024

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