Sergeant Angelo R. “Tony” Dillinger (1943-2019)


The Greater Cincinnati Police Museum

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Sergeant Angelo R. “Tony” Dillinger 

Tony was born May 31, 1943.  He attended Purcell High School and graduated in June 1961.  He Attended the University of Cincinnati from September 1964 to March 1965 and majored in Police Science.

During high school, Tony clerked at the Glutz Grocery on Woodburn Avenue.  After graduation, he polished lenses at $12.50 Optical Service on 6th Street.

Tony joined the Cincinnati Police Division on March 9, 1964 as a Police Cadet and was assigned to Central Station.  On May 22, 1965 he was appointed Police Recruit.  He was promoted to Patrolman, issued Badge 815, and assigned to District 7 (813 Beecher Street).  On July 3, 1966, he was rotated to District 6 (3295 Erie Avenue).  He was promoted to Police Specialist on June 18, 1972, issued Badge PS-176, and assigned to the Tactical Patrol Section.  Five months later, on Noember 5, 1972, he was promoted to Sergeant, issued Badge S-120, and assigned to District 5 (1012 Ludlow Avenue).  Sergeant Dillinger also served in Districts 1 (310 Ezzard Charles Drive), District 4 (4150 Reading Road), and District 2 (1985).  Sergeant Dillinger retired August 3, 1985 with 21½ years of service and thirteen letters of appreciation and/or commendation.

Tony moved to Ft. Thomas, Kentucky.  Later, he and his wife moved to Bradenton, Florida.

Sergeant Dillinger was found deceased on June 10, 2019 in Breadenton.  He was 76 years old.

No services are planned.

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