Patrolman Sherman E. Nowlin

Patrolman Sherman E. Nowlin

Dayton Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Saturday, May 3, 1947

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Sherman E. Nowlin

Patrolman Sherman Nowlin was killed when his patrol car was struck by a train at the East First Street railroad crossing while he and his partner chased a stolen car. His partner survived the crash.

Patrolman Nowlin had served with the Dayton Police Department for only 11 days. He was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 23
  • Tour 1 week
  • Badge TA9734

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

stolen vehicle, vehicle pursuit

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Patrolman Nowlin,
On today, the 75th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the USN during World War II. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Fair Winds And Following Seas

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

May 3, 2022

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