Lieutenant Jack J. Sahnd (1946-2018)


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Lieutenant Jack J. Sahnd (1946-2018)

Jack was born October 1, 1946.  He joined the Unite States Air Force and fought during the Vietnam War.

During 1972, Jack joined the Terrace Park Police Department.  A year later, he transferred to the Montgomery Police Department.  His most vivid memory was December 16, 1982 when a twin engine Cessna crashed at Main and Cooper killing 4 FBI Special Agents.  He was promoted through the ranks to Lieutenant and retired April 30, 1997.

He then worked at the Hamilton County Bailiff’s Office as a Magistrate Hearing Officer.  He finally retired after 31 years of service to his country and communities.

After a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease, Lieutenant Sahnd passed away August 26, 2018 at the age 71.

He is survived by his wife, Sarah Sahnd; children, Abby Sahnd and Jacob Sahnd; stepchild, Tracy; and brother, Jerry Sahnd.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, August 31, 2018 at Spring Grove Cemetery.

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