Deputy Sheriff Ronald L. Coen

Deputy Sheriff Ronald L. Coen

Franklin County Sheriff's Office, Ohio

End of Watch Thursday, January 27, 1994

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 Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Deputy Sheriff Ronald L. Coen of the Franklin County Sheriff's Office, Ohio and the additional 70 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

January 27, 2018

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