As you remember these fallen officers, take comfort in recalling that they dedicated their lives to the same principles of honor, duty and courage that brought you to the badge. Such a life is truly rich. Take strength in knowing that when an officer falls, our resolve to serve those in need is not diminished. Our dedication to protecting those in danger is not weakened. Our commitment to remembering those with whom we shared the badge does not fade.
Godspeed, brothers and sisters. You fought the good fight. Now rest in peace…
Officer Down: Sergeant Stephen Bollinger - [Franklin County, Ohio]
Age: 58 Cause of Death: Automobile Accident Additional Information: Sergeant Bollinger had retired with 27 years service and was working as an auxiliary officer. He is survived by his wife and daughter.
Incident Details: Sergeant Stephen Bollinger was killed in an automobile accident while he and another deputy returned from an assignment.
Another deputy was driving on Orders Road around 1 pm when he lost control of the vehicle and hit a utility pole. Sergeant Bollinger was a passenger in the vehicle. Both deputies were transported to Grant Medical Center and Sergeant Bollinger was pronounced dead.
End of Watch: Sunday, August 5, 2007
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