Fallen Officers

In memory of those who have fallen...
 
In honor and tribute to these officers of the Wooster Police Department who heroitcally and selflessly gave their lives while protecting the citizens of this community.  The ultimate sacrifice made by these fallen officers shall never be forgotten.
 
Patrolman Ralph W. Henderson
Shot in the line of duty - June 23, 1912
Died from the resulting wound - July 3, 1912
 
Patrolman Robert C. Goodrich
Drowned during rescue efforts - July 5, 1969
 
Sergeant Paul H. Knisely
Drowned during rescue efforts - July 5, 1969

For it is not how they died that make them heroes, it is how they lived.