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 that 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 had served with the Montgomery County Police Department for three years. He was survived by his wife, infant son, father, and two sisters.


  • Age 31
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

motorcycle, routine driving

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I'm truly sorry for the loss of Patrolman Webb Sellman Hersperger. He gave his life to serve and protect and will always be honored and forever remembered. He's now in heaven with all the other fallen angels.
Thank you, Patrolman Webb Sellman Hersperger, for all you did, Forever Rest in Peace!

Rachel Blitz
Thankful Citizen

June 18, 2023

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