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Dedicated to the Officer's who gave

the ultimate sacrifice for us.

"A Part of America Died"

Somebody killed a Policeman today,
and a part of America died.
A piece of our country he swore to protect,
will be buried with him at his side.

The suspect that shot him will stand up in court,
with counsel demanding his rights.
While a young widowed mother must work for her kids,
and spend many long, lonely nights.

The beat that he walked was a battle field too,
just as if he'd gone off to war.
Though the flag of our nation won't fly at half mast,
to his name they will add a gold star.

Yes, somebody killed a policeman today,
in your hometown or in mine.
While we slept in comfort behind our locked doors,
a cop put his life on the line.

Now his ghost walks a beat on a dark city street,
and he stands at each rookies side.
He answered the call, of himself gave his all, 
And A Part Of America Died.

Deputy Sheriff Harry Koch,
Maricopa AZ County Sheriff, Retired 

 

 

JOSEPH BACA 
Deputy Sheriff
Medina County, Ohio, S.D.
Medina, OH
Date of Death: 08/28/1976


ELLSWORTH J BEAVERSON 
Deputy Sheriff
Wood County, Ohio, S.O.
Bowling Green, OH
Date of Death: 08/08/1927


ROGER L BEEKMAN 
Sergeant
Union County, Ohio, S.O.
Marysville, OH
Date of Death: 09/19/1979


JACOB BELL 
Sheriff
Holmes County, Ohio, S.D.
Holmesville, OH
Date of Death: 12/09/1909


WILLIAM J BENDER 
Deputy Sheriff
Marion County, Ohio, S.D.
Marion, OH
Date of Death: 07/02/1973


JOHN HENRY BENDING 
Deputy Sheriff
Scioto County, Ohio, S.O.
Portsmouth, OH
Date of Death: 04/08/1928


JACOB K BOSLER 
Sheriff
Champaign County, Ohio, S.D.
Urbana, OH
Date of Death: 09/11/1926


THOMAS E BRYANT 
Deputy Sheriff
Wood County, Ohio, S.O.
Bowling Green, OH
Date of Death: 07/23/1984


HARRY EARL BUCK 
Deputy Sheriff
Ashtabula County, Ohio, S.D.
Jefferson, OH
Date of Death: 10/01/1933


MICHAEL CAPIZZI 
Deputy Sheriff
Erie County, Ohio, S.D.
Sandusky, OH
Date of Death: 01/12/1987


RAY R CLARK 
Lieutenant
Washington County, Ohio, S.O.
Marietta, OH
Date of Death: 02/07/1981


RONALD L COEN 
Deputy Sheriff
Franklin County, Ohio, S.D.
Columbus, OH
Date of Death: 01/27/1994


ETHAN COLLINS
Deputy Sheriff
Fairfield County, Ohio, S.O.
 Lancaster, OH
Date of Death: 01/04/2006
 

FLETCHER COLLINS 
Sheriff
Vinton County, Ohio, S.D.
McArthur, OH
Date of Death: 10/08/1925


EARL CONFER 
Deputy Sheriff
Greene County, Ohio, S.D.
Xenia, OH
Date of Death: 01/29/1946


CHARLES DOUGLAS CONLEY 
Captain
Scioto County, Ohio, S.O.
Portsmouth, OH
Date of Death: 05/09/1998
 

BRIAN SCOTT DULLE
Sergeant
Warren County, Ohio, S.O.
Lebanon, OH
Date of Death: 05/10/2011


CHAD STEVEN EDWARDS
Deputy Sheriff
Fairfield County, Ohio, S.O.
Lancaster, OH
Date of Death: 05/18/1995


ROBERT L ELLIOTT 
Sergeant
Miami County, Ohio, S.D.
Troy, OH
Date of Death: 02/25/1987


JACK R ELLWANGER 
Deputy Sheriff
Franklin County, Ohio, S.D.
Columbus, OH
Date of Death: 06/15/1960


WILLIAM H FARRA 
Deputy Sheriff
Darke County, Ohio, S.O.
Greenville, OH
Date of Death: 11/29/1909


LEO FLANAGAN 
Deputy Sheriff
Lucas County, Ohio, S.D.
Toledo, OH
Date of Death: 10/10/1933


DAVID LEROY FORD 
Deputy Sheriff
Lawrence County, Ohio, S.O.
Ironton, OH
Date of Death: 02/07/1971


WALTER LESLIE FRANCIS 
Deputy Sheriff
Hamilton County, Ohio, S.D.
Cincinnati, OH
Date of Death: 05/20/1935


EDWARD FURRY 
Chief Deputy Sheriff
Clark County, Ohio, S.O.
Springfield, OH
Date of Death: 09/03/1937


MICHAEL J GEORGE 
Deputy Sheriff
Lorain County, Ohio, S.D.
Elyria, OH
Date of Death: 01/09/1961


JOHN PAUL GISCLON 
Lieutenant
Ashland County, Ohio, S.D.
Ashland, OH
Date of Death: 01/14/1995


DUANE M GUHL 
Lieutenant
Fulton County, Ohio, S.O.
Wauseon, OH
Date of Death: 10/31/1996


RICHARD DEAN HARMON 
Deputy Sheriff
Stark County, Ohio, S.O.
Canton, OH
Date of Death: 09/03/1981


BARRY KEITH HARPER 
Deputy Sheriff
Licking County, Ohio, S.D.
Newark, OH
Date of Death: 11/08/1983


RALPH A HARSHE 
Deputy Sheriff
Allen County, Ohio, S.D.
Lima, OH
Date of Death: 09/02/1936


ANNA HART 
County Jail Matron
Hamilton County, Ohio, S.D.
Cincinnati, OH
Date of Death: 07/24/1916


EDWARD KEITH HENRY 
Deputy Sheriff
Lawrence County, Ohio, S.O.
Ironton, OH
Date of Death: 02/07/1971


WALTER T HOFFMAN 
Deputy Sheriff
Lucas County, Ohio, S.D.
Toledo, OH
Date of Death: 07/01/1929


SUZANNE WAUGHTEL HOPPER
Deputy Sheriff
Clark County, Ohio, S.O.
Springfield, OH
Date of Death: 01/01/2011


BURL E JUSTICE 
Sheriff
Scioto County, Ohio, S.O.
Portsmouth, OH
Date of Death: 05/12/1958


DONALD V KEHNAST 
Deputy Sheriff
Defiance County, Ohio, S.O.
Defiance, OH
Date of Death: 12/15/1964


RODNEY KEVIN KINZY 
Deputy Sheriff
Washington County, Ohio, S.O.
Marietta, OH
Date of Death: 04/17/1990


EMIL R KLEINWAECHTER 
Deputy Sheriff
Hamilton County, Ohio, S.D.
Cincinnati, OH
Date of Death: 07/16/1962


RAYMOND LEACH 
Deputy Sheriff
Scioto County, Ohio, S.O.
Portsmouth, OH
Date of Death: 01/26/1951


JOSEPH LeBLANC 
Major
Portage County, Ohio, S.D.
Ravenna, OH
Date of Death: 09/13/1976


JOHN R LITCH Jr
Deputy Sheriff
Mahoning County, Ohio, S.D.
Youngstown, OH
Date of Death: 10/22/1981


MICHAEL J LUTZ 
Lieutenant
Muskingum County, Ohio, S.D.
Zanesville, OH
Date of Death: 07/12/1994


BENJAMEN McLEAN 
Sheriff
Shelby County, Ohio, S.O.
Sidney, OH
Date of Death: 02/09/1866


MICKEY S McMILLAN 
Lieutenant
Belmont County, Ohio, S.D.
St. Clairsville, OH
Date of Death: 12/23/1979


BRUCE E METTLER 
Deputy Sheriff
Ottawa County, Ohio, S.O.
Port Clinton, OH
Date of Death: 12/09/1983


CLIFFORD H MOHLER 
Deputy Sheriff
Wayne County, Ohio, S.D.
Wooster, OH
Date of Death: 01/09/1968


ROBERT L MONDARY 
Sergeant
Hamilton County, Ohio, S.D.
Cincinnati, OH
Date of Death: 06/01/1989


CHARLES W MOORE 
Sheriff
Noble County, Ohio, S.D.
Caldwell, OH
Date of Death: 11/20/1923


JOSEPH Z MOORE 
Deputy Sheriff
Franklin County, Ohio, S.D.
Columbus, OH
Date of Death: 04/11/1983


SHARON E MOORE 
Lieutenant
Franklin County, Ohio, S.D.
Columbus, OH
Date of Death: 05/03/1983


WILLIAM F MORRIS 
Sergeant
Miami County, Ohio, S.D.
Troy, OH
Date of Death: 11/22/1972


JOHN P PALERMO 
Deputy Sheriff
Lorain County, Ohio, S.D.
Elyria, OH
Date of Death: 01/21/1964


PHILLIP J PENCE 
Deputy Sheriff
Hamilton County, Ohio, S.D.
Cincinnati, OH
Date of Death: 06/10/1984


BEN K PERRY 
Sheriff
Adams County, Ohio, S.D.
West Union, OH
Date of Death: 01/12/1953


DONALD G PERRY 
Deputy Sheriff
Greene County, Ohio, S.D.
Xenia, OH
Date of Death: 11/27/1970


GREGORY A RAYNOR 
Deputy Sheriff
Clark County, Ohio, S.O.
Springfield, OH
Date of Death: 04/18/1978


RANDAL KENT RICHTER 
Deputy Sheriff
Montgomery County, Ohio, S.D.
Dayton, OH
Date of Death: 05/22/1975


CHARLEY ROSS 
Deputy Sheriff
Washington County, Ohio, S.O.
Marietta, OH
Date of Death: 10/05/1947


SAMUEL EUGENE ROUVIER 
Deputy Sheriff
Clermont County, Ohio, S.D.
Batavia, OH
Date of Death: 05/21/1966


JAMES MICHAEL SALVINO JR.
Deputy Sheriff #318
Cuyahoga County, Ohio, S.O.
Cleveland, Ohio
Date of Death: 02/17/2001


LUMMIE SANDERS 
Deputy Sheriff
Geauga County, Ohio, S.D.
Chardon, OH
Date of Death: 07/28/1965


JESS L SARBER 
Sheriff
Allen County, Ohio, S.D.
Lima, OH
Date of Death: 10/12/1933


MICHAEL A SCHOCH 
Deputy Sheriff
Mercer County, Ohio, S.O.
Celina, OH
Date of Death: 07/25/1924

JAMES C. SHELLENBARGER 
Sheriff
Knox County, Ohio, S.O.
Mt. Vernon, OH
Date of Death: 10/05/1905

DANIEL E SOUDERS 
Deputy Sheriff
Hamilton County, Ohio, S.D.
Cincinnati, OH
Date of Death: 12/16/1932


SANFORD STANLEY Jr
Patrolman
Coshocton County, Ohio, S.D.
Coshocton, OH
Date of Death: 07/19/1976


HAROLD A STEELE 
Sheriff
Vinton County, Ohio, S.D.
McArthur, OH
Date of Death: 08/31/1970


FRANKLIN J STROHL 
Deputy Sheriff
Lorain County, Ohio, S.D.
Elyria, OH
Date of Death: 06/13/1930


GLENN M STURGILL 
Detective Sergeant
Ashland County, Ohio, S.D.
Ashland, OH
Date of Death: 08/02/1982


ROBERT TANNER JR
Deputy Sheriff
Muskingum County, Ohio S.O.
Zanesville, OH
Date of Death: 01/08/2002


ROBERT J THATCHER 
Spec. Deputy Sheriff
Montgomery County, Ohio, S.D.
Dayton, OH
Date of Death: 04/20/1952


KENNETH M TOMASZEWSKI 
Deputy Sheriff
Lorain County, Ohio, S.D.
Elyria, OH
Date of Death: 07/03/1979


ANDREW EDWARD VERTOLLI 
Deputy Sheriff
Stark County, Ohio, S.O.
Canton, OH
Date of Death: 04/19/1975


RAY WESTOVER 
Deputy Sheriff
Lucas County, Ohio, S.D.
Toledo, OH
Date of Death: 05/29/1956


HERBERT I WEXLER 
Deputy Sheriff
Lucas County, Ohio, S.D.
Toledo, OH
Date of Death: 04/30/1967


GREEN WILLIS 
Deputy Sheriff
Scioto County, Ohio, S.O.
Portsmouth, OH
Date of Death: 09/23/1931


BRANDY L. WINFIELD
Deputy Sheriff
Marion County, Ohio, S.O.
Marion, OH
Date of Death: 10/14/2004


HARRY L WOLFE 
Sheriff
Union County, Ohio, S.O.
Marysville, OH
Date of Death: 01/21/1982


WILLIAM C WOODGEARD 
Deputy Sheriff
Hocking County, Ohio, S.D.
Logan, OH
Date of Death: 04/15/1963


ODIS YOHO 
Sheriff
Harrison County, Ohio, S.D.
Cadiz, OH
Date of Death: 03/08/1958


NESTER YOUNG 
Deputy Sheriff
Ashtabula County, Ohio, S.D.
Jefferson, OH
Date of Death: 01/15/1838

 

 

Ohio Fallen Officers' Memorial

Located on the grounds of the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy in London, Ohio

 


 
 
 

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