Patrolman Charles C. DuVernay

Patrolman Charles C. DuVernay

Gahanna Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Wednesday, August 4, 1982

Charles C. DuVernay

Patrolman Charles DuVernay was killed when he was struck by a vehicle while directing traffic for a Church on Havens Corners Road.

Patrolman DuVernay was a United States Marine Corps veteran and had served with the Gahanna Police Department for 2 years. He had previously served with the Berrian County, Michigan, Sheriff's Office for 1 year and as a military policeman for 4 years. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge 27

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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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 Charles C. DuVernay of the Gahanna Police Department, Ohio and the additional 71 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

August 6, 2018

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