Patrolman Robert F. Lisska

Patrolman Robert F. Lisska

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

End of Watch Wednesday, May 26, 1965

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Robert F. Lisska

Patrolman Robert Lisska succumbed to injuries received in a motorcycle crash one month earlier.

Patrolman Lisska was traveling on West Broad Street when a vehicle merged into his lane and forced him to the curb. He was thrown against a metal light pole.

He was transported to the Mount Carmel Hospital, where he died from his injuries.

Patrolman Lisska had served with the Columbus Division of Police for six years. He was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 31
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge 97

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Saturday, May 1, 1965


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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 Robert F. Lisska of the Columbus Division of Police, Ohio and the additional 81 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

May 26, 2023

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