Patrolman Daniel E. Davis

Patrolman Daniel E. Davis

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

End of Watch Wednesday, June 7, 1905

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Daniel E. Davis

Patrolman Daniel Davis was shot and killed while responding to a burglary in progress.

The suspect was apprehended and subsequently executed in the electric chair.

Patrolman Davis had been with the Columbus Division of Police for nine years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 48
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge 141

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed

burglary, robbery in progress

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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 Daniel E. Davis of the Columbus Division of Police, Ohio and the additional 74 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

June 7, 2022

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