Patrolman Webb Sellman Hersperger

Patrolman Webb Sellman Hersperger

Montgomery County Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Sunday, June 18, 1933

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Webb Sellman Hersperger

Patrolman Webb Hersperger was killed when his police motorcycle was struck by a vehicle which crossed the center line of Poolesville Road, between Darnestown and Quince Orchard.

He was en route to police headquarters in Rockville when the crash occurred. The driver of the other vehicle was charged with reckless driving and manslaughter.

Patrolman Hersperger was survived by his wife, infant son, father, and two sisters.


  • Age 31
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Remembering Patrolman Webb Sellman Hersperger, may he always rest in peace and always be remembered!

Rachel Blitz
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June 18, 2021

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