Patrolman Jacob Heffelfinger

Patrolman Jacob Heffelfinger

Ashtabula Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Monday, March 4, 1918

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Jacob Heffelfinger

Patrolman Heffelfinger was shot and killed by a man after responding to a domestic disturbance. The suspect was arrested later by two officers and shot when he resisted arrest.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 1

Incident Details

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

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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 Jacob Heffelfinger of the Ashtabula Police Department, Ohio and the additional 65 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation

March 4, 2022

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