Patrolman Frank J. Hossler

Patrolman Frank J. Hossler

Ohio State Highway Patrol, Ohio

End of Watch Saturday, September 22, 1956

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Frank J. Hossler

Patrolman Frank Hossler was killed in an automobile accident while on patrol near DeGraff, Ohio. He was stationed at the Bellefontaine Post at the time of his death.

Patrolman Hossler was survived by his expectant wife.


  • Age 25
  • Tour 10 months
  • Badge 163/761

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile 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 Patrolman Frank J. Hossler of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Ohio and the additional 80 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

September 22, 2022

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