Patrolman Brian Kloka

Patrolman Brian Kloka

Broadview Heights Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Tuesday, August 29, 1967

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Brian Kloka

Patrolman Brian Kloka was killed in an automobile crash while pursuing a speeding vehicle.

His patrol car struck a utility pole near the intersection of Broadview Road and Boston Road and rolled over. He was transported to the Akron General Hospital.

Patrolman Kloka had only served with the Broadview Heights Police Department for eight months. He was survived by his wife and sister. His father had served as the Broadview Heights Chief of Police until 1966.


  • Age 21
  • Tour 8 months
  • Badge 2

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

vehicle pursuit, single vehicle 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 Brian Kloka of the Broadview Heights Police Department, Ohio and the additional 82 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

August 29, 2023

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