Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Chief of Police John R. Bohl

Chardon Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Tuesday, October 25, 1966

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Reflections for Chief of Police John R. Bohl

NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Chief of Police John R. Bohl of the Chardon Police Department, Ohio and the additional 74 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

October 25, 2018

NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Chief of Police John R. Bohl Chardon Police Department, Ohio and the additional 73 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

October 26, 2017

Very close to home. Even though it was before my time , I thank you for your service. Rest in peace and God bless your family

Ranger Joel Fanti
Lake Metroparks

January 21, 2016

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 48th anniversary year of your death. I am privileged to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service.

My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater

January 4, 2014

John Bohl is my Great Grandfather. Though, I never got to meet him, I couldn't be more proud.

Jana
Great Granddaughter

October 11, 2012

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for yoru service.

VanDenBerghe
NH

October 20, 2007

The photo of Chief Bohl shines with his obvious love of life. To have a police chief assist with rescue efforts from a horrible crash indicates the depth of joy in his job and a willingness to help those in need.

My family stops today to reflect on Chief Bohl's sacrifice. He was a hero, and will not be forgotten.

Brenda, daughter of Officer Cliff Miller
Rossford, Ohio, P.D., EOW 14 May, 1966

October 19, 2007

I never met Chief Bohl. I was born to a patrolman who served under the Chief and had such great respect for the man that he named me after him when I was born just a month after his death. I was raised to love my fellow man and do whatever I can to help him in his time of need. The values that Chief Bohl imparted on my father. There is a fountain in the town square in Chardon OH with Chief Bohl's name inscribed to his memory. I recently told my son why the fountain is there and who it honors. Chief Bohl continues to inspire my father Ret. Chief Bill Niehus, my brother Lt. William Scott Niehus (Geauga Sheriff's Office) and Myself. In all likelyhood the next generation will also continue in the Chief's dedication to his fellow man. God Bless you sir, I look forward to meeting you someday.

Lt John Niehus
Painesville City Fire Dept. OH

July 27, 2006

As you life ended mine began. Thank you for your service.

Master Deputy Don Hodges
Anderson County SC Sheriff's Office

June 22, 2005

I salute you for your service and honor you for your sacrifice.

Rest in peace God bless.

October 14, 2004

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