Patrolman Raymond A. Darwich

Patrolman Raymond A. Darwich

Struthers Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Sunday, November 16, 1952

Raymond A. Darwich

Patrolman Darwich died hours after being struck by a vehicle while he was directing traffic.

The vehicle that struck Patrolman Darwich was, ironically, driving an injured co-worker to the hospital after the co-worker was injured at a lumber yard in Struthers. The driver was later charged with Second-Degree Manslaughter.

Patrolman Darwich was a Staff Sergeant in the United States Air Force and served 4 years during WWII, mostly in the European Theater.

Patrolman Darwich was survived by his wife, two daughters, his father, and two sisters.

Bio

  • Age 28
  • Tour 7 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Saturday, November 15, 1952

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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 Raymond A. Darwich of the Struthers Police Department, Ohio and the additional 63 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

November 16, 2017

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