Deputy Sheriff Ronald L. Coen

Deputy Sheriff Ronald L. Coen

Franklin County Sheriff's Office, Ohio

End of Watch Thursday, January 27, 1994

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Ronald L. Coen

Deputy Sheriff Ronald Coen was killed in an automobile crash on Stelzer Road while responding to a call for backup.

His patrol car struck a utility pole after it hydroplaned on a section of road that was wet from a recent rainfall. He was transported to Grant Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries.

Deputy Coen was killed three days before his 25th birthday and had served with the agency for three years; was survived by his parents and five siblings.

Bio

  • Age 24
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 164

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Ohio Attorney Generals Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Deputy Marshal Charles Cecil Collins of the Chesapeake Police Department, Ohio and the additional 72 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

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Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

January 27, 2021

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