Deputy Sheriff Walter T. Hoffman

Deputy Sheriff Walter T. Hoffman

Lucas County Sheriff's Department, Ohio

End of Watch Monday, July 1, 1929

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Walter T. Hoffman

Deputy Sheriff Walker Hoffman was killed in a motorcycle crash at the intersection of Huron Street and Locust Street in Toledo.

A truck failed to completely stop at the intersection and pulled in front of him, causing a collision.

Deputy Hoffman had served with the Lucas County Sheriff's Department for 5 years. He was survived by his wife, mother, and sister.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

motorcycle, motorcycle crash

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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 Deputy Sheriff Walter T. Hoffman of the Lucas County Sheriff's Department, Ohio and the additional 66 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

July 1, 2023

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