Officer Teddy Ray Holcomb

Officer Teddy Ray Holcomb

Trimble Village Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Wednesday, October 27, 1976

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Teddy Ray Holcomb

Officer Teddy Holcomb was killed after he was struck by a car that was fleeing from other officers.

Officer Holcomb had set up a roadblock to help catch a motorist fleeing from other officers. He was standing outside his car when the driver of the fleeing car struck him and then struck his car. Officer Holcomb's wife was also injured. He was using his personal vehicle at the time. He was not working at the time, but a call for his assistance was given over the radio, which he had in his car. He went to assist since they were coming into his village.

Officer Holcomb was survived by his wife.


  • Age 29
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Charged with Murder

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Ohio Attorney Generals Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Officer Teddy Ray Holcomb of the Trimble Village 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 Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

October 27, 2020

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