Patrolman John Englehart, Jr.

Patrolman John Englehart, Jr.

Mansfield Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Monday, August 7, 1893

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John Englehart, Jr.

Patrolman Englehart was struck and killed by a freight train at the Union Depot while on patrol. The freight train was backing up to re-attach to other train cars when it struck him.

Patrolman Englehart had served with the Mansfield Police Department for 4 years. He was survived by his fiancee.


  • Age 33
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train

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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 John Englehart, Jr. of the Mansfield Police Department, Ohio and the additional 72 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

August 7, 2022

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