Steve Young (police officer)

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Steve Young
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Born (1953-01-06)January 6, 1953
Upper Sandusky, Ohio
Died January 9, 2003(2003-01-09) (aged 50)
Police career
Department Marion, OH

Steve Young (January 6, 1953 – January 9, 2003) was national president of the Fraternal Order of Police in 2001.[1]

Early life[edit]

Born Kermit Steven Young on January 26, 1953 in Upper Sandusky, Ohio. He was a Lieutenant with the Marion Police Department in Marion, Ohio.


Young died of cancer on January 9, 2003, at the young age of 50.[2]

Young started both his FOP and police careers in 1976 with the Marion Police Department. He served as the state FOP president from 1988 to 1999 and was elected national president in 2001, receiving unanimous support after he ran unopposed.

Young also served on state and national committees including President George W. Bush's Homeland Security Committee, to which he was appointed in 2002.

He was inducted into the Department of Labor Hall of Honor in 2003.[3]


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